Is there a leak in my computer?

Discussion in 'other firewalls' started by woobook, Aug 7, 2006.

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  1. woobook

    woobook Registered Member

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    I visited a bbs last week. Today I visited again, it show me that "your last visit in Aug 3 PM xx. "
    Why does it know before I login. My computer's name was changed, and the IP address must be different because I use dial-up accessing internet.
     
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  3. woobook

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    I think it is not due to cookie because I use firefox and I always "Clear Private Date" including cookies after closing firefox, meanwhile I often clean computer with CCleaner.
    I always login computer through a limited account, maybe the bbs remember my limited account's name? Let me try another account.
     
  4. woobook

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    They still know my visit. Maybe they record my DNS IP address.
     
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    they record my DNS IP address. More than likely !
     
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    woobook,

    Have you installed any software or browser plugins/extensions to access the bbs.
     
  7. woobook

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    I have installed three extensions in my firefox, they are NoScript, adblock plus and adblock Filterset.G update. I don't use plugins, and in NoScript's advanced options, I have chosen "Forbid other plugins".
     
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