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Re: [suse-security] Intrusion spyware malware key stroke detection
  • From: Martin <martin@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 22 Feb 2006 10:16:46 -0500
  • Message-id: <200602221016.46441.martin@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Nope nothing about Amazing.
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On Wednesday 22 February 2006 10:00, Don Raboud wrote:
> On Wednesday 22 February 2006 2:53 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
>
> This may be completely unrelated, but do the subject lines for the spam you
> refer to start with "Amazing, "?
>
> --
> Don

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