Re: hacked..?

Discussion in 'NZ Computing' started by Aaron Lawrence, Jul 30, 2003.

  1. Thus spake Paul Gunson:
    > every time i connect to the net [ihug] after about 30 secs the
    > connection sends and receives continuously, even though there is no
    > browser activity... ie without me actually doing anything online... it
    > receives at about 4KB/sec, 56K modem speed.... win2K SP4 has
    > auto-updates disabled... i have not installed any new software recently.
    > AV software is AVG, also with auto-updates disabled.
    >
    > htf can i find out what is going on....?


    I'd run AdAware - www.lavasoft.de - and see if you have some spyware.

    It could also be a hacker trying to connect to you for some weird reason
    (unusual).

    --
    aaronl at consultant dot com
    http://homepages.visp.co.nz/~aaronlawrence
    ...Gross Ignorance: 144 times worse than ordinary ignorance.
     
    Aaron Lawrence, Jul 30, 2003
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