Hacking Question

Discussion in 'other security issues & news' started by YouNameIt, Nov 25, 2004.

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  1. YouNameIt

    YouNameIt Guest

    How do I know when someone is trying to hack into my computer? Do I need software to tell me or will the computer stop working, make a noise, etc....?
     
  2. nadirah

    nadirah Registered Member

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    If you have the necessary security software installed and you take safety precautions on the internet and update your computer regularly, you should be safe from hacking.
    If you're hacked, I think you'll see your computer behaving strangely.
     
  3. true

    true Guest

    :D

    I hope it doesn't begin to talk to me then, cause I would run like hell


    ...:D
     
  4. nadirah

    nadirah Registered Member

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    Now that's sure to scare the livin' hell out of you! :D:cool:
     
  5. I guess it depends a lot on your ability to detect the strangeness of your computer. Depends on the purpose of the attacker, they can be very quiet indeed.
     
  6. no13

    no13 Retired Major Resident Nutcase

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    Wouldn't YOU like to know?
    Check the logs of your firewall/IDS if you have one. Try the logs of your antivirus (NAV/Mcafee/PcCillin/Panda 2005 versions and their corp. editions - they should pop alerts too)
     
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