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Network Inspector False Threat


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I am currently using ESET Smart Security Premium 16.0.22.0. I ran network inspector scan on my trusted home network. ESET initially advised me that it had detected a threat (open port 443) with my modem/router. I then disabled my VPN service (Surfshark) and re-ran the scan. ESET found no issues.

Is this therefore just a false threat detection of an open port, which is as the result of using VPN or is my VPN service leaving a port open and therefore vulnerable to be exploited?

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Please carry on as follows:

  1. Enable advanced logging under Help and support -> Technical support
  2. Reproduce the detection
  3. Stop logging
  4. Collect logs with ESET Log Collector
  5. Open a support ticket and attach the logs, if not too big.
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Of course when trying to reproduce again, all seems fine. Thanks for your assistance, should it re-occur I will follow the steps above. Please close thread.

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