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Re: [suse-security] Intrusion spyware malware key stroke detection
  • From: Martin <martin@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 22 Feb 2006 10:22:50 -0500
  • Message-id: <200602221022.50979.martin@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
I just furtively took a peak out the window. No black helicopters. No black
SUVs. No men in black suits. No men in white suits either. I'll keep
checking.
Even paranoids have enemies.
............................


On Wednesday 22 February 2006 09:10, Chris Quinn wrote:
> That's very odd. Do your search queries frequently take you to the same
> web server? If so, that server's logs will contain the search query you
> entered.
>
> There may be additional possibilities, but I can't think very clearly at
> the moment; the noise from all of the black helicopters makes it very
> difficult to concentrate.
>
> On Wednesday 22 February 2006 3:53 am, Martin wrote:
> > I use suse 9.3 pro on home network. Boxed retail DVD set. Suse
> > firewall. Security updates are current. KDE Konqueror and / or
> > Firefox. Comcast cable internet service provider. No alias.
> >
> > Everyday I am seeing spam email which is a reflection of complex
> > sensitive key word phrases I had typed into google just a few days
> > previously.
> >
> > What are the security implications of this? How do I configure what I
> > have to stop this? What additional measures might be appropriate? Is
> > this spying for commercial purposes or could it be US Government spying?
> > The linux network worm?
> >
> > Aliasing? Fire wall configuration? Stop always connected cable internet
> > and go back to using on demand dialup.?
> >
> > My first reactions are to look into aliasing. Or go back to on demand
> > dialup.
> >
> > But if keystrokes are being detected then there is no security. Very
> > alarming.
> >
> > Thanks to any who can help
> > Martin
>
> --
> Regards,
> Chris Quinn
> chris@xxxxxxxxxx
> ____________________
> http://blog.quinns.net

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