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With respect to Dish Anywhere I have tried using both Safari and Firefox on OS-X (Mac). In both cases I get stuck attempting to download the Dish Anywhere app for the browser, where pushing the download button appears to do nothing. That said running the browser debugger I can see that the browser is attempting to access the IP address 127.0.0.1 (e.g. local machine) using sequentially different port numbers. This looks much like a port scanning app attempting to find open ports on my computer. In other words Dish, your web page appears to be a malware given there is no legitimate reason to attempt access sequentially to ports on the local computer when in fact the page should be downloading an app or plugin.

Notable all the while I'm looking at my Cisco ASA firewall observing the traffic generated by the browser and the code running from the Dish web page. This is another area with suspect behavior. The browser attempts to access huge blocks of IP addresses using port numbers which simply are blocked by my enterprise class firewall (e.g. only ports / protocols which are known are allowed such as http, https, etc).

My question for Dish Network is when is the last time the company reviewed the security of your Dish Anywhere web site?