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Re: [suse-security] Intrusion spyware malware key stroke detection
  • From: Don Raboud <don.raboud@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 22 Feb 2006 08:00:22 -0700
  • Message-id: <200602220800.22455.don.raboud@xxxxxxxxxxx>
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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