In my (netgear) routers logs there are entries like the following, often multiple times a second since quite some time.

[DoS Attack: RST Scan] from source:, port 10646, Tuesday, September 29, 2015 10:33:01

The IP-Address is always the same and is registered to a provider different from the one I'm currently using (Information by ip-lookup.net). The port is usually not the same, but something in the 10000-20000 range.

My internet speed is really slow, but I don't think it has anything to do with that, and more with the fact that I live on the countryside.

  • Is this something I should be worried about?
  • Should I contact them (supposed source of the supposed attack)?


I've read that torrent-services might be detected by the router as Dos-Attacks. I'm stopping all torrenting activites right now, to see if it was that.

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I have stopped all torrents, but these requests keep appearing.

I have now also gotten a new IP-Address, but soon after the router was switched on again, it started again. Same IP, same port-range.

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