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Old 09-04-2008, 08:48 PM   #1
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OK, so I have this EX who is a police officer. He has tapped into my emails, myspace and cell phone. How is he doing it from another location?? I keep changing my passwords and he keeps finding it out. Is there something that he has done to my computer?? What can I do?
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It can be done various ways, one way that could stop him is to change your ISP (Internet Service Provider) and also have a Firewall on your computer. a Firewall i do recommend is Comando. I use it and works great.
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Sounds like a keylogger. Removal instructions here...but fairly complex LINK
If you really wanted to be secure, I would seriously think about reformatting and reinstalling.
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OK, so I have this EX who is a police officer. He has tapped into my emails, myspace and cell phone. How is he doing it from another location?? I keep changing my passwords and he keeps finding it out. Is there something that he has done to my computer?? What can I do?
There are many ways for someone to track you via the above methods, now preventing someone from doing this is very difficult. First we will have to determing how it's being done because simply changing passwords or cellphones will not achieve anything.

As he (in this case) is a police officer, he can in the USA (under the patriot act I & II or the FISA act) just ask the ISP for your passwords and get a tap put on your cell without a warrant (thanks again to the above Government acts).

For the Cell point of few, unless your going to spend quite a bit of money and start encrypting your phone calls then theirs not much can be done, apart from getting a new phone and different provider as a very short term measure.

For the Internet, as suggested you may have a keylogger or again he as a police officer is just asking for the new passwords. I personally have all my internet traffic encrypted including the following but not limited to; Browsing,Email,NNTP,VOIP etc, but before going down that line, I suggest looking for the obvious first. Follow the link the others have provided and see if it is a keylogger, if not post back and I'll help you further.
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OK, thanks, Encryptor. I just posted my office computer's Hyjackthis readout. I'm thinking he is tapping into that one. (different ISP, different provider) Anyways, do you mind taking a look at it and telling me what you think.
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You should change your passwords so that they read messages to him..

IKNOWWHATYOURDOING

SOONYOUWILLBEBUSTED

etc,,,
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OK, thanks, Encryptor. I just posted my office computer's Hyjackthis readout. I'm thinking he is tapping into that one. (different ISP, different provider) Anyways, do you mind taking a look at it and telling me what you think.
If you work for a legal or medical office, his actions may be serious indeed. Inform your systems administrator that your security may have been compromised.
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You should change your passwords so that they read messages to him..

IKNOWWHATYOURDOING

SOONYOUWILLBEBUSTED

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That is too funny! I did have one "iamsopissedoff" and he changed it back to the old one. And then "rickispissingmeoff" and then "rickdick1" and "getalife"
On my myspace I put on there "Stalking is against the law and I have no problem turning you in". He changed it and put some stupid song on my page.

What a creep. I just need proof so that I can turn him in. Anyone?
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If you work for a legal or medical office, his actions may be serious indeed. Inform your systems administrator that your security may have been compromised.
Thank you, red onion. I am self employeed.
But, thank you, anyways...........
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Question Tech help

If a keylogging program has been installed, would it slow down a pc significantly, and if it was installed how would you go about manually finding one.

I assume that they won't instal a service or be there for you to see in the task manager.

Any command prompts to see activity on my comp, or a .exe file that shows all processes occuring?
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