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Q: Possibility I've been hacked / I'm being monitored in some way

You'll have to be patient with me here because my computer knowledge is minimal and I am incapable of performing the most rudimentary tasks.

I always have the latest free versions of Zonealarm and Avast, and both show nothing suspicious. I have taken online tests that scan my ports and these have given me the result that I have nothing to worry about.

Yesterday my computer was making a lot of 'vr-vm...vr-vm...vr-vm' noises whenever I was online so I did a Netstat -an to check what connections were established. The ports on my computer were all safe ones, but in my panic and computer retardation I read into the external addresses I was connected to, and there were ones starting with '69' and '87', and googling those numbers came up with ports that were traditionally used by attackers.

Since these were external addresses, is it a mere coincidence that some of the addresses started with these numbers? Do I have anything to worry about? Help.

Preferred Solution: Possibility I've been hacked / I'm being monitored in some way

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A: Possibility I've been hacked / I'm being monitored in some way

I dont understand your post: you said you googled for the ip addresses and came up with port numbers?

I sometimes go to http://cqcounter.com/whois/ and type in ip addresses to see where they are located.

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i currently use adaware, spybot and use trend micro internet suite along with windows xp pro for firewalls, pop up blocker etc. i regularly update all programs and check everyday.literally within the past hour i've done a test and both adaware and spybot logged an awful lot of unusual items on my computer. this coincidentally coincided with a pop up about a certain item not being updated in my computer (something i have never seen or heard of before??!!).i posted a enquiry onto google and your web site popped up.i have now downloaded a program called hijack this which has produced a log listed below.can anyone help please.kind regards2rings272 Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.0Scan saved at 21:31:55, on 03/01/2005Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)Running processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\Ahead\InCD\InCDsrv.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXBCES.EXEC:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXPPS.EXEC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\CTSvcCDA.EXEC:\WINDOWS\System32\nvsvc32.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\Trend Micro\Interne... Read more

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Hi You are running edonkey2000 - as with all P2P sharing programs they are susceptible to various forms of malware.Please uninstall from Add\Remove Programs, if present:PartyPokerAdmilli ServiceDownload System Security Suite here:System Security Suite Download & Tutorial. Unzip it to your desktop.Install the program. Don't use it yet.Please print or copy these instructions because you are not able to access the Internet in SafeMode.Make sure you are set to show hidden files and folders: A. On the Tools menu in Windows Explorer, click Folder Options.B. Click the View tab.C. Under Hidden files and folders, click Show hidden files and folders.D. Uncheck Hide extensions for known filetypes and Hide protected operating system files.How to see hidden files in WindowsREBOOT into SafeMode by tapping F8 key repeatedly at bootup: Starting your computer in Safe modeRun HijackThis!, press Scan, and put a check mark next to all these:O2 - BHO: Search Relevancy - {1D7E3B41-23CE-469B-BE1B-A64B877923E1} - C:\PROGRA~1\SEARCH~1\SEARCH~1.DLLO2 - BHO: Saristar - {C68AE9C0-0909-4DDC-B661-C1AFB9F5AE50} - C:\WINDOWS\system32\saristar.dll (file missing)O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Admilli Service] C:\Program Files\Admilli Service\AdmilliServ.exeO4 - HKLM\..\Run: [BullsEye Network] C:\Program Files\BullsEye Network\bin\bargains.exeO16 - DPF: {15AD4789-CDB4-47E1-A9DA-992EE8E6BAD6} - http://static.windupdates.com/cab/C... Read more

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I noticed recently, that randomly, a window will pop up in the middle of my screen and disappear immediately. it's so fast that i can't see what's on it, and i've only caught it a few times. it's normal size and grey, with some kind of white text bar. i figured it might be a pop up, but normal pop ups stay there, and system notices do too. i don't think i should worry too much, but then i wondered if it could be from a monitoring device, since my dad would do that sort of thing, where it takes like screen shots of the page or something? what do.. well, knowledgeable, people think?

A:what do you think this is? am i being monitored? or is it just a pop up?

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Hi, I'm a new member, if I'm writing to wrong section, please move it. And my native language is not English, please let me know if I can't describe something thoroughly.

Here is my problem: I think my PC is being monitored. Though its just a doubt I still want to be sure. I read a lot of things about monitoring on web, but I couldn't get an exact answer. I think there are a few ways to monitor a PC.

I read that if there is trojans or malwares etc. in my computer, my passwords can be stolen. How can i be sure if there is anything like this in my computer?

I don't think I'm being watched with some kinda device(not sure if its called device) that is attached to my computer. Because I think I'd notice that. But if there is a device, how can I know that?

Thats kinda complicated for me to explain, please tell me if you don't understand what I'm saying . There is a router in my house and 4-5 laptops are connected to it. I mean, no computer is directly connected to internet cable, we connect from the same network, we share the connection. Sorry I don't know what that is called in English, perhaps "wireless". So, is it possible to watch any of the laptops because we share the same connection? I read that the admin computer can watch the other computers. But couldn't get what that means. Please explain to me . And which one is the admin computer since there arent any laptops which are directly connected to router/c... Read more

A:How can I be sure my PC is not being monitored?

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I know a girl that keeps asking me if it could be possible that her boyfriend monitors her computer.
They both have a computer on the same network. Also, he is a admin on her machine.
How can she makes sure that noone is monitoring her home computer?

A:Am I being monitored...

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Last time I asked for a program to monitor internet activity to make sure I was not being monitored.

Well, I did not find any outgoing connection for a log.

I have a few questions:
1. Is there a more efficient way to check for being monitored?
2. I have a router, so I am connected to my ISP through it, is it possible for a program to monitor connections that are sent and received through the router?

for example, I install a program, and it covertly scans and logs my internet connections and then sends it to a recipient, or source.

A:Being monitored!

You can always be monitored. Not only is it unlikely that your computer itself has a program on it that monitors you, unless you are a minor with restrictions on their internet, the government, your ISP, and all the other powers that be will be monitoring you from either your router, your modem, or as the authority goes higher, they will just monitor data streams and sort them by IP address.

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i think that my msn chat's are being monitored but the problem is that i can't find out if this is true.
Can someone help ?

A:being monitored

chats are very easy to bug and also to transmit viri. I never use chats.

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When ex and I lived together he bought a wifi box and connected it to home PC when he left it stayed here I use it with iPhone as it searches faster..I am concerned that he is able to monitor anything that is searched or sign in etc can it be monitored without access to PC ..does it have it's own log in type of thing that he can see all info?? I have had a couple of comments from him about things looked at and it concerns me?

A:Being monitored or not?

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Hello! I have noticed lately that what looks like a DOS window pops up and immediately disappears while I'm browsing the internet at home. I use my work laptop at home connected to a wireless network. I do not log in to my VPN connection so I was wondering if I WAS being monitored by employer, is it possible via any connection to the internet?I wanted to make sure that it was friendly monitoring by my employer and not spyware. I do not have any performance issues that typically relate to spyware. Thanks!!!Here is my HJT log:Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1Scan saved at 11:08:55 AM, on 1/1/2006Platform: Windows 2000 SP4 (WinNT 5.00.2195)MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)Running processes:C:\WINNT\System32\smss.exeC:\WINNT\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINNT\system32\services.exeC:\WINNT\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINNT\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINNT\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINNT\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\WINNT\system32\Ati2evxx.exeC:\Program Files\Network ICE\BlackICE\blackd.exeC:\tng\services\bin\cam.exeC:\PROGRA~1\SYMANT~1\SYMANT~1\DefWatch.exeC:\WINNT\system32\cba\pds.exeC:\WINNT\LogWatNT.exeC:\PROGRA~1\SYMANT~1\SYMANT~1\Rtvscan.exeC:\WINNT\system32\regsvc.exeC:\WINNT\system32\MSTask.exeC:\Program Files... Read more

A:Am I Being Monitored?

If you still need help, could you post a fresh log? A description of the symptoms would be helpful also. Not everything shows up in a log

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Okay so i was told by a friend that this is the place to go to find help for my specific needs.
so here goes

for the last couple of days i feel like my computer activity is being monitored Somehow
When i am using my computer it opens programs and moves the mouse around on its own accord.

Here is MyHijackThis Log :

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 15:04:09, on 13/05/2010
Platform: Unknown Windows (WinNT 6.01.3504)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.7600.16385)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\DivX\DivX Update\DivXUpdate.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Messenger\msnmsgr.exe
C:\Program Files\uTorrent\uTorrent.exe
C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe
C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\HijackThis\HijackThis.exe

R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896
R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://uk.ask.com?o=15153&l=dis
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=69157
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Search_URL = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://go.microsoft.com... Read more

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I recently divorced my wife and I am almost 100 % sure that my laptop is being monitored by her somehow. What kind I do to remove/prevent this problem. I also would like to get feedback as to what antivirus program should I install because I do not have any at the moment. Thank you in advance.

A:Computer monitored?

Do a clean install...that would take care of any suspicion of monitoring by anyone, IMO.

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Hey guys.
There is very probably someone monitoring my computer. I know for certain that there it was, but I dont know if this person is STILL monitoring. First it was by remote access, accessing my pc by homegroup or something like that, I found out that by seeing another PC with a shared offline folder, but now I believe this person has installed something on my computer that is sending pictures or logs of what I'm doing.
My anti-spywares doesnt seem to found anything, I reinstalled Windows but I'm still suspicious and have strong reasons to believe that this person is still monitoring.
What can I do?
I'm using Windows 7.

A:How many ways there is to know if im being monitored?

Look here http://superuser.com/questions/100865/find-what-url-an-exe-file-is-sending-data-to

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Hi. I believe that my internet usage is being monitored. My roomate has a secured local LAN and I connect to that to use the internet. I feel that he is monitoring my use and receives a log! How can I be sure? How do I prevent it?

This is my private laptop and he has no business doing that. Of course, he denys doing that but I know he has done that in the past to others.

One more thing. Just got a new laptop with window 7. Don't know how to open multiple browser pages. when I search for something, it just navigates from my current page to the new page. annoying. Thanks for your help.

A:how to prevent being monitored

IN IE8 go to Tools/Internet Options/Tabs/Settings. Make sure Enable Tabbed Browsing is checked and under Open Links From Other Programs Put a checkbox in A New tab in the current window. Now as for logging, go to Tools/ inPrivate Browsing.

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Is there a simple way to tell if my computer is being keystroke monitored?Moved to a more appropriate forum. Welcome to Bleeping Computer, chrisjj ~acklan~

A:Is My Computer Being Monitored? How Can I Tell?

usually you can find keyloggers hiding in system32

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I've had the feeling for a good while now that my email accounts are accessed by somebody else. A certain individual kept my laptop for two weeks. I wonder if that person installed anything on it, a program that could make my laptop ?an open book?. Prior to reinstalling Windows , I want to know for sure if my laptop is being monitored or not.
Thank you so much,

A:Is my laptop being monitored?

Hello and welcome, i am moving this to the Am I Infected forum for some scans. What Antivirus is installed here and which Operating System is runnning (XPNext run MBAM (MalwareBytes):Please download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware (v1.46) and save it to your desktop.alternate download link 1alternate download link 2MBAM may "make changes to your registry" as part of its disinfection routine. If using other security programs that detect registry changes (ie Spybot's Teatimer), they may interfere or alert you. Temporarily disable such programs or permit them to allow the changes.Make sure you are connected to the Internet.Double-click on mbam-setup.exe to install the application.When the installation begins, follow the prompts and do not make any changes to default settings.When installation has finished, make sure you leave both of these checked:Update Malwarebytes' Anti-MalwareLaunch Malwarebytes' Anti-MalwareThen click Finish.MBAM will automatically start and you will be asked to update the program before performing a scan.If an update is found, the program will automatically update itself. Press the OK button to close that box and continue.If you encounter any problems while downloading the definition updates, manually download them from here and just double-click on mbam-rules.exe to install.On the Scanner tab:Make sure the "Perform Quick Scan" option is selected.Then click on the Scan button.If asked to select the drives to scan, leave all the drives selected and click on the S... Read more

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My job has now implemented a new software on their network. The manager or supervisor can observe everything I am doing at my desk. From the phone conversation to everything I am typing. This goes in to effect on Monday.

Is there anything i can do about this. For instance, If i want to go on the internet and want to temporarily disable this, how can i do this? Is it possible? ANy suggestions.....

A:Being monitored....and i dont like it.

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Every now and then my McAfee Security System pops up and tells me that my computer may be at risk and that my security system needs attention. Turns out, it's my Real-Time Scanning which keeps turning itself off.
At the same time my Windows Security tells me that my Ant-Virus is not monitored. When I turn on my Real-Time Scanning everything is fine, for a while.
This happened before and eventually Windows crashed altogether and wouldn't re-boot or switch on. I had to have Windows re-installed but that hasn't, it seemed, solved the problem. So what do I do ? I'm no expert.

A:AntiVirus - Not Monitored ????

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When I click on IE to start a browsing session, IE hangs as if it is being redirected for monitoring or something. It will partially load a page eventually but the complete page load is delayed as if it checks in to a remote computer before totally loading up. I am running a downlaod speed according to Speedtest of around 75MBPS.I have run SpyHunter, REgHunter, Malwarebytes, and ESET; still the issue of delayed load. This also is evident in PDF loading that hjangs and will sometimes not proceed to complaetion for a while...several minutes. I have cleared the cache, I ran SFC and checked to sart-up folder. This issue just cropped up a week or so ago. Thank you for any help.

 attach.txt   104.03KB
  0 downloadsDDS (Ver_2012-11-20.01) - NTFS_AMD64
Internet Explorer: 10.0.9200.16537  BrowserJavaVersion: 10.67.2
Run by ASUS1 at 18:01:07 on 2014-10-02
Microsoft Windows 8  6.2.9200.0.1252.1.1033.18.16330.12552 [GMT -5:00]
AV: Windows Defender *Enabled/Outdated* {D68DDC3A-831F-4fae-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}
SP: Windows Defender *Enabled/Outdated* {D68DDC3A-831F-4fae-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}
============== Running Processes ===============
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunch
C:\Program Files\Enigma Software Group\SpyHunter\SH4Service.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe -k RPCSS
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNetworkRestricted
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A:Explorer Hijacked; seems like its being monitored?

My name's Naathim and I'm a GeekU Minion! Now that we are mates and will be working together to clean your machine out of any junkware, feel free to call me Naat Before we start please note the following: Analysis and research take some time, also sometimes real life gets in the way, please be patient. Limit your internet access to posting here, some infections just wait to steal typed-in passwords. Don't run any scripts or tools on your own, unsupervised usage may cause more harm than good. Paste the logs in your posts, attachments make my work harder and more complicated. Stay with me to the end, the absence of symtoms doesn't mean that your machine is fully operational. Note that we may live in totally different time zones, what may cause some delays between answers. I can't foresee everything, so if anything unexpected happens, please stop and inform me! There are no silly questions. Never be afraid to ask if in doubt!
Let's start and enjoy the fight! Scan with Farbar Recovery Scan Tool
Please download Farbar Recovery Scan Tool x64 and save it to your Desktop.
Right-click on icon and select Run as Administrator to start the tool.
> Windows 8 users will be prompted about Windows SmartScreen protection - click More information and Run.
When the tool opens click Yes to disclaimer.
Make sure that Addition option is checked.
Press Scan button and wait.
The tool will produce two logfiles on your desktop: FRST.txt and Addition.txt.
Please include their content in your next... Read more

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Hello from Belgium !
A friend, living in another country, told me that he can see everything I type as well as know which site I have opened.
Now I feel like I can not work privately anymore on my computer at home. This is not a nice feeling.
I have the McAfee Antivirus 7.0 on my computer.
Now, is this really possible???????? And if yes, how do I know that? And how do I get rid of this?
Thanks for any help someone here could give me.
Regards from today as usual 'rainy' Belgium

A:Can what I write and visit REALLY be monitored?

Hi Rosalie,I'm not one of the site experts but I'll give you my opinion to start off:Yes it is possible if your "friend" has installed a keystroke logger on your system or is hacking into your system while you are online.You need not only Anti-virus but also a firewall and anti-spyware software installed and running. See the site tutorial on Internet safety here:http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/Sim...rnet-tut82.htmlAlso I think your McAfee is out of date, arn't they up to version 9 now? Anyway make sure it updates online or replace it with a current product.Regards from 'not nearly rainy enough' Australia.

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Hi there! Thank you so much for reading my most. I don't even know if I'm posting in the correct forum so please execuse me if I'm not. However, I need help figuring out whether my computer activity is being monitored in ANY way whether that be via email, key logger, etc. Please give me some feedback as to what tests I can run to detect whether it's being spyed on! Thank you sooo much! It is GREATLY appreciated!

A:Is my computer activity being monitored?? PLEASE HELP

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I have my Yahoo email account set-up to ask to re-log for password verification every two weeks.

Thus, I have only been asked in the past to re-log into my Yahoo email account, no matter what I do and who I email every two weeks.

This has changed recently. I have been emailing my 12 local township government officials complaints about the local police department in the recent past.

Starting about three weeks ago, EVERY time I email the commissioners I am prompted right after to re-log into my Yahoo email account with my password when this is only supposed to happen every two weeks, it has in the past happened only every two weeks, it does not happen when I email anyone else, and it only happens when I email my local government.

Any thoughts on this? My concern is that this might be some evidence that the local government is monitoring my Yahoo email account.

And, I have always had a VERY strong password that uses multiple different types of characters, caps, etc.

A:Is My Yahoo Email Being Monitored?

Hello, tmg19103
Clearing your cookies will force your browser to re-authenticate you to yahoo mail. Have you cleared cookies, or run any tool which does?

Welcome to TSF

My name is Billy O'Neal and I will be helping you. (Billy or Bill is fine, if you like.)
Please give me some time to look over your computer's log(s).
Please take note of the following:In the meantime, please refrain from making any changes to your computer.
Also, even if things appear to be running better, there is no guarantee that everything is finished. Please continue to check this forum post in order to ensure we get your system completely clean. We do not want to clean you part-way up, only to have the system re-infect itself. :)
If you do not understand any step(s) provided, please do not hesitate to ask before continuing. I would much rather clarify instructions or explain them differently than have something important broken.
Finally, please reply using the button in the lower left hand corner of your screen.
Old topics are closed after 3 days with no reply, and working topics are closed after 5 days. If for any reason you cannot complete instructions within that time, that's fine, just put a post here so that I know you're still here. We get a lot of people who simply leave, and if there is no contact for that amount of time I will have to assume you have "vanished" .

We need to create an OTViewIt ReportPlease download OTViewIt by OldTimer.
Save it to your desktop.
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Hi! I've been living with this person for around six months now. There is a router in our room and I own it, but we split the internet bill. For the past few months he has been dropping hints about what I search in the internet and even about what I chat with my friends in facebook quite often. He also works in IT. I am worried that he may not just see my internet history but also my screen, and possibly in real time. I find this very creepy and am worried for my privacy. Any help on how to remove and track software like this would be very helpful. Thanks!  

A:Need Help- My laptop may be monitored by roommate

Hello, We will be helping you with your problems. Please be patient while we assist you. Some points for you to keep in mind while we are helping you to make things go easier and faster for both of us:  Please do NOT run, install or uninstall any programs,  unless instructed to do so.
We ask you to run different tools in a specific order to ensure the malware is completely removed from your machine, and running any additional tools may detect false positives, interfere with our tools, or cause unforeseen damage or system instability. Please do not attach logs or use code boxes, just copy and paste the text.
Due to the high volume of logs we receive it helps to receive everything in the same format, and code boxes make the logs very difficult to read. Also, attachments require us to download and open the reports when it is easier to just read the reports in your post. Please read every post completely before doing anything.
Pay special attention to the NOTE: lines, these entries identify an individual issue or important step in the cleanup process. Please provide feedback about your experience as we go.
A short statement describing how the computer is working helps us understand where to go next, for example: I am still getting redirected, the computer is running normally, etc. Please do not describe the computer as "the same", this requires the extra step of looking back at your previous post. NOTE: At the top of your post, click on the Watch Topic Bu... Read more

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Hello all.
How can I understand my Windows PC monitored by others via Local network or remote network? Is an Antivirus enough? Can I use any command to find illegal activities? 

Thank you.

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Based on comparing my upload speed between my computers, I think someone could possibly have the ability to monitor and hijack my PC. I have done internet speed tests from numerous websites on PC1(suspect), PC2, and PC1 in safe mode. I have tried switching ethernet cables between PC1 and PC2.
The result always seem to be:
PC1 - 50 mbps download, 10 mbps upload
PC2 - 50 mbps download, 50 mbps upload
PC1 in Safemode - 50 mbps download, 50 mbps upload, (Which made it even more suspicious to me)
I did not have any peer-to-peer applications running during the speed tests. Both PC1 and PC2 are connected to a gigabit switch, which connects to my router. I have windows 7 for my OS. Please help me figure out what's going on.
Edit: Nevermind this. Figured out that one of the default applications that came with my motherboard, Killer Network, was limiting my upload speed on all applications. Good to know! Please lock or delete this thread.

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I just plugged in my new Sennheiser PC360's (2x 3.5mm) and straight off I notice that even with the microphone muted, I can blow into it and hear it through my headphones. Please post all possible solutions.

Heres what I have done:
1."listen to this device" is unchecked in the recording tab under microphone
2. There is no microphone in the playback tab, only headphones

I would like to use the microphone but not be able to hear myself when I blow or talk into it. Thanks.

A:Microphone is being monitored by headphones even when muted

Check your sound card's settings, too, not just the settings Windows has.

Somewhere there is something set to allow monitoring of the mic.

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I'm going to be standing up ATA for two separate forests.  However my event collection and therefore forwarding of the 4776 events come from the same system.  Is it a problem if I forward 4776 events from forest B to ATA for forest A?  Will
they be ignored or am I going to inflate the ATA database with events not relevant to the forest being monitored by ATA?

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I have reason to believe that my browser activity is viewed by others.  In particular, private information I view on facebook.  I'm careful and did not accidentally install anything, but I also have reason to believe my house was broken into recently, and I believe it's possible someone installed something on my computer to monitor my activity.  I often leave my computer running and unlocked when I leave for work.  I recently removed my computer HD and took it to a trusted friend and computer expert.  He scanned with Kapersky and looked around; he didn't find any smoking guns but said there was some suspicious looking stuff.  He requested I put the HD back in my machine and use HijackThis.
My neighbor watches my house and has a spare; they also have a kid.  I suspect the kid got the spare key and accessed my house, or made a copy and provided it to someone else.  It's a small town, so for someone I work with to find out about my neighbor and their kid isn't a big stretch.  I've recently changed all my locks and, strangely, this neighbor has become very "sick" and everytime I try to see or visit them they don't want to talk.  I'm certainly not giving them a new key.
A group of about 5 people I work with would reference things I do I facebook.  I am not FB friends with these people, and it was strange but I dismissed it as coincidence.  However one day I reviewed a 7 year old private FB message... Read more

A:I suspect browser activity is monitored

Hello nxtlvl and Welcome to the BleepingComputer.  
 My name is Yılmaz and I'll help you with the cleanup of malware from your computer.
Before we move on, please read the following points carefully.
Please complete all steps in the specified order.
Even if tools don't find malware, I want you to post the logfiles anyway.
Please copy and paste the logfiles directly into your posts. Please do not attach them unless you are instructed to do so.
Read the instructions carefully. If you have problems, stop what you  were doing and describe the problems you encountered as precisely as  you can.
Don't install or uninstall software during the cleanup unless you are told to do so.
Ensure your external and/or USB drives are inserted during always the scan.
If you can't answer for the next few days, please let me know. If  you haven't answered within 5 days, I am assuming that you don't need  help anymore and your topic will be closed.
If you have illegal/cracked software, cracks, keygens, etc. on the system, please remove or uninstall them now!
I can not guarantee that we will find and be able to remove all  malware. The cleaning process is not instant. Please continue to review  my answers until I tell you that your computer is clean
Please reply to this thread. Do not start a new topic
As my first language is not English, please do not use slang or idioms. It could be hard for me to understand.
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I use RDP to connect to my work PC, from other company sites. My PC is in my manager's office. Could my manager somehow see what is happening on my PC, or hear a streaming radio station, etc? I do not do anything "bad" with my PC, beyond the occasional web browsing (like now), but he may not think it is cool...

Just wondering.

A:Can I be monitored while using Remote Desktop Connection?

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If I enable audit on the shares on my file server, will ATA monitor it and use it in their analytics?
Are there any other audit settings (from secpol.msc) disabled by default we should enable to get more detailed monitoring?

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This applies for WMP 9 to WMP 11, but not 12. I could search that key for all monitored folders. Does WMP 12 have monitored folder locations anywhere, like in the registry?

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I had a computer with a root kit on it and then I got rid of the computer. I just recently got a new computer and when I'm on certain forums such as Topix and I type it is delayed, slow and sluggish and the bottom indicator showing the webpage keeps flickering ever so often and its like the page refreshes or something really fast every so many seconds. When I go to these sites from someone elses computer or from work I don't have this problem at work, its just at home and someone told me that I am being monitored. Is there a way that someone as accessed my system on one or two sites?

A:Being monitored [moved to General Security from VTS]

I need to add that when I run netstat -b with no broswers running I get 2 TCP Local Addresses and both say TIME_WAIT. In the Foreign address one says iw-in-f190:http and the other says Systemax2-PC:49869.

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I have Installed an System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2 with all the components. On the Management server all the clients that has been discovered are showing not monitored.

A:Operations Manager 2007 R2 agent not monitored

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IF YOU think you are not being analysed while browsing websites, it could be time to reconsider.

A creepy new website called clickclickclick has been developed to demonstrate how our online behaviour is continuously measured.
The website ? which is not harmful to your computer ? contains nothing but a white screen and a large green button.
From the minute you visit the website, it begins detailing your actions on the screen in real-time.
The site also encourages users to turn on their audio, which offers the even more disturbing experience of having an English voice comment about your behaviour.



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Hello I would like to install a text expander called PhraseExpress.

PhraseExpress text prediction feature watches out for repetitive text patterns and offers to auto-complete such phrases. But I am hesitating to install it to the potential risk that my passwords become exposed.

It is a well known program and would probably okay. But is there anyone who can reassure me, and are there any precautions I can take?

A:How can I see if a TextExpander monitored/remembers password fields?

Hi and Welcome to SevenForums,

I don't use this software myself but here is some info that may help you.

The software testimonials suggests that Kaspersky use it - Awards and Testimonials
If this is true i would expect it to be secure.

You can also take a look at the manual here - PhraseExpress v10 Documentation

It states:

Password input is not recorded if the password doesn't contain a space or punctuation mark.


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my laptop is monitored by family safety, so i can not install any application software...... anybody help me.

A:my laptop is monitored by family safety,so i can not install...

Hello, Welcome to the HP Support forum. Could you post what is your HP PC model - instructions can be seen here >> http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c00033108 Could you provide details about how the Family Safety feature got on ? You can contact the person who set this up and ask them for permission to install the necessary software or for the account password that manages the Windows FS feature. If you acquired the PC from someone else, please let me know and I can provide you with instructions how to reimage the PC and revert back to factory default condition

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I don't want to bother with tracing every new installation, but I want to do it with media programs that tend to appropriate to themselves a lot of extension defaults and with programs that make huge numbers of additions to the registry and file system, such as a new AV I'm about to install.

I am not inclined to use a tracing log for uninstalling just blindly. I have Revo Pro, and I used it to trace an installation. But I checked back, and all I've got is a ".ruel" file. I could not find any way of opening and reading that file. I didn't use it for uninstalling the program because I can't blindly trust it won't uninstall any of the wrong things.

In this situation I am very concerned about not removing things on my system unrelated to the installation, so I would rather make selective manual use of an installation log rather than doing an automated uninstall that I'm not able to preview.

I'm most interested in the registry changes, so I wouldn't disdain a program that looks only at them.
Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version
OS Version: Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition, Service Pack 3, 32 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Pentium(R) 4 CPU 2.66GHz, x86 Family 15 Model 2 Stepping 9
Processor Count: 1
RAM: 2046 Mb
Graphics Card: Intel(R) 82845G/GL/GE/PE/GV Graphics Controller, 64 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 114470 MB, Free - 32860 MB; E: Total - 234270 MB, Free - 149074 MB; F: Total - 476936 MB, Free - 115534 MB; H:... Read more

A:Best program for traced/monitored installation of programs

Maybe a program like these?




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In my System Event log I get HUNDREDS of these Information notices:
The monitored folders on media server '[email protected]' changed.
Windows Media Player is updating security permissions for any included folders to enable media sharing.

Can anyone tell me what is causing it to happen and what can I do to remedy it. I realize it is only an Information notice but why so many of them

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Hello, Bleeping computer community. You can call me Joe. Earlier this week I got a call from some IT specialists. They informed me  that my computer has been attacked on a daily bases for almost a year now. Unfortunately, as I am a young student; I'm broke, so their services were useless to me. I tried all the top malware removal software but the hackers disable the scripts of the software making it ineffective. I know im hacked for sure because I've located multiple csrss.exe files, in places that it shouldn't be. Ive run multiple tests on the command line (power shell) and it brings up foreign connection logs. Long story short, I need help--BAD! I've followed all the directions on posting a topic. If anyone out there in this forum is willing to help it would be greatly appreciated. Thanks again!!
Scan result of Farbar Recovery Scan Tool (FRST) (x64) Version:18-10-2015
Ran by Cynthia (administrator) on CYNTHIA-HP (19-10-2015 15:30:34)
Running from C:\Users\Cynthia\Downloads
Loaded Profiles: Cynthia (Available Profiles: Cynthia)
Platform: Windows 7 Home Premium Service Pack 1 (X64) Language: English (United States)
Internet Explorer Version 11 (Default browser: Chrome)
Boot Mode: Normal
Tutorial for Farbar Recovery Scan Tool: http://www.geekstogo.com/forum/topic/335081-frst-tutorial-how-to-use-farbar-recovery-scan-tool/
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A:HELP!! multiple csrss.exe files and rootkits I'm being monitored by hackers

Hello 3Kingery4 and to BleepingComputer's Virus/Trojan/Spyware/Malware Removal forum.
My name is Yılmaz and I'll help you with the cleanup of malware from your computer.
Before we move on, please read the following points carefully.
Please complete all steps in the specified order.
Even if tools don't find malware, I want you to post the logfiles anyway.
Please copy and paste the logfiles directly into your posts. Please do not attach them unless you are instructed to do so.
Read the instructions carefully. If you have problems, stop what you  were doing and describe the problems you encountered as precisely as  you can.
Don't install or uninstall software during the cleanup unless you are told to do so.
If you can't answer for the next few days, please let me know. If  you haven't answered within 5 days, I am assuming that you don't need  help anymore and your topic will be closed.
I can not guarantee that we will find and be able to remove all  malware. The cleaning process is not instant. Please continue to review  my answers until I tell you that your computer is clean
Please reply to this thread. Do not start a new topic
As my first language is not English, please do not use slang or idioms. It could be hard for me to understand.
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I used to have a particular HD called Western Digital Caviar few years ago.It's a 10GB belonging to another PC,of which, is now totally spoiled since it uses WinME and totally corrupted.

My dad and i try to use that as our second HD as we know that is possible.we scanned that particular HD with avast antivirus,clean it and formatted it.

I wondered how to install it and make it a second HD in my PC.Could you show me how?

I'm using Intel Pentium 4,Asus motherboard(i don't know whats the model)
Windows XP Home.

A:the possibility of 2 HD in one PC.

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If you have the same setup you can take the plugins from the disk drive and route them to a laptop sized hdd and you can fit it on top of the hard drive and have the case still completely close

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I have some domain controllers on branch offices, that has 2 interface cards, as 1 interface is linked to a backup device, for this example, lets call them Network and Backup.
I have specifically defined in the config of the ATA LGW that it should only capture traffic from Network card, but whenever the backup solution starts it will generate 50-60% traffic load on Backup card, and ATA LGW then reports more traffic then it can
handle and drops some traffic.
The Network card is basically idle with nothing much to do.. CPU is average 2% and memory load is 40%, but 10Gb available still.
When backup job finishes, the Health status goes back to normal.
Bug somewhere?

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Hello TechGuys,

In the last 48 hours I've been through a lot because of this.
My hosting nearly got suspended and my friends are really mad.

Below are the required log files. Really looking forward to your assistance.

Thanks in advanced,

Here's my TSG SysInfo result:


Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate , 64 bit
Processor: AMD Athlon(tm) II X4 630 Processor, AMD64 Family 16 Model 5 Stepping 2
Processor Count: 4
RAM: 4095 Mb
Graphics Card: ATI Radeon HD 5570, 1024 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 200004 MB, Free - 110180 MB; D: Total - 20010 MB, Free - 18031 MB; E: Total - 256922 MB, Free - 649 MB; F: Total - 476898 MB, Free - 510 MB; G: Total - 476953 MB, Free - 44626 MB; H: Total - 476945 MB, Free - 834 MB;
Motherboard: MICRO-STAR INTERNATIONAL CO.,LTD, 770-C45 (MS-7599), 1.0, To be filled by O.E.M.
Antivirus: AntiVir Desktop, Updated and Enabled

Here's the hijackthis.log:


Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
Scan saved at 01:25:09, on 21/07/2011
Platform: Windows 7 (WinNT 6.00.3504)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v9.00 (9.00.8112.16421)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Program Files (x86)\Spotmau\Data Recovery Kit\DRtray.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Yahoo!\Messenger\YahooMessenger.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Genie-Soft\GBMPro8\GBMAgent.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Free Download Manager\fdm.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\DAEMON Tools Lite\DTLite.exe
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I had a HD few years ago.It is a Western Digital Caviar WD102AA.It has 10GB.It used to be part of my old computer that runs WinME which is now unusable and corrupted.

Me and my dad tried to make it a second HD in the PC as we know that is possible.We have cleaned it, scanned it with Avast antivirus, and formatted it.

How to install the second HD into one PC and show me how?

I'm using Intel Pentium 4,Asus Motherboard(i don't know what's the model),
Windows XP Home, 40GB HDD Western Digital.

A:Possibility of putting 2nd HD in one PC.

Please don't start duplicate threads for the same issue, continue with the old one.

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My computer just hung and it went back to normal and when it hung, i was doing something in IE and i heard a beep sound in the mobo. Could it be a virus?

A:Possibility of a virus?

Sometimes if your computer hangs and you press a few keys, the keyboard buffer will fill and cause some beeps. I don't suspect a virus given this info.

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Does anybody think a P4 3ghz machine w/ a gig of ram can handle a 6800gt or Ultra? I am also looking for a chart for camparison.

A:Bottleneck Possibility

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Hey guys, so I did something super stupid. My hard drive self destructed and had to get a new one. So instead of installing windows xp full version like I should have (I was out of it that day ) I installed a windows 7 upgrade version. Now of course when I tried to authenticate it wouldn't let me, hitting cancel after realizing what I had done it proceeded to install this very very basic version of windows 7 on the computer. I found my xp full version cd but can't downgrade because there was no previous version of windows installed and hence no windows.old file I can use. Can't format either as this is the only harddrive on my comp. What are my options? and please don't make me spend more money on the full version of windows

A:Win 7 to XP but with no window.old possibility

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