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Thread: Is somebody hacking me?

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    Post Is somebody hacking me?

    Man ill just be sitting here ,a nd my cpu will just log on without me even trying to log on. 56k dialup, and its weird cause sometimes things are change in the internet options and stuff, cant figure it out

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    damn Never heard of a virus logging you on line changing things around yes,but not login on? so guess can rule that out.
    you got ZA pro with option to trace?

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    Are you running Real(anything), anything that might be considered spyware (like Web3000, Gator....)

    Grab AdAware and give it a spin...I have seen some of the ad based apps do such things...they will try anything to "phone home"...some of them literally.

    Have you visited some ...umm...questionable sites? Some of them try to install "dialers" to log you on to...well, we won't go there..

    And yeah do a virus scan...won't hurt, and it could be it.

    And lastly, you aren't doing AOL, are you?

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    No aol, got gator though, yeah i was thinking it was like a cookie attachment, no viruses either.Also just downloaded zonealarm, see what happens now.Got earthlink, fixing to change to msn, cause earthlink is getting teerrible, cause i dont ge t a goo d connection or it will just stop downloaded a page, wonder if it related?hmmm

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    Question

    Do you have your internet settings to 'auto connect' ??

    If so any running communication programs can log you back in, or, if you have Outlook Express running and have it set to check for new mail every so often and have it set to always connect.



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    Good call sea and mjc, i got it on autoconnect. That might be it, but dont know bout outlook though.will check out thanks

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    if OE is set to "connect even when working offline"...................and OE and Outlook share the same settings as IE.



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