I am hacked

By Beginner9 ·
Hi all

I have Vista Ultimate 64bit operating system and I feel that I am hacked someone is connected and using my computer my e-mail and ....... I have kaspersky 10 internet-security and later I installed AVG internet security 8.5.

can anyone help me with this

Thanks in advance

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How do you know?

by Bizzo In reply to I am hacked

Why do you feel that you've been hacked and that "someone is connected and using my computer my e-mail and ..."?

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I am hacked

by Beginner9 In reply to How do you know?

hi Bizzo

when I logon to yahoo messanger it sometimes give me a message you are logged out from chat as you are logged in from other computer bla bla something like this.

mostly I put my computer on sleep mode and I go to sleep. during nights or when i wake up I see that my computer is switched on. my keyboard/mouse are on the desk and i cant move them by mistake.

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Change your passwords

by Bizzo In reply to I am hacked

Change all your passwords, on your system and internet, yahoo etc.
Ensure your firewall/AV software is all up to date.

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Power management in Vista does not work well at all

by robo_dev In reply to Change your passwords

I end up just switching off my monitor. My Anti-virus is set to scan at 1AM, so it always wakes up the computer and turns on the monitor.

To check for rogue connections, goto a command prompt and type netstat -an.

If your web browser is closed, and no network activity is happening (e.g. no software is updating), then the normally you should not see any network addresses listed as 'ESTABLISHED'.

If the IP address listed as established looks like a home PC address, e.g., then unplug your ethernet cable and begin the process of removing whatever trojan virus lives in your PC.

To investigate an unknown IP address, go to and enter the IP in the 'Search Whois' box. Often the address is something harmless like microsoft, adobe, or your AV provider. But if it's an address in Amsterdam, China, or North Korea, then it is likely to be malware related.

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I am hacked

by Beginner9 In reply to Power management in Vista ...

Thanks guys

I have changed my yahoo password using kaspersky virtual keyboard and every time I logged on i use visat onscreen keyboard to login so no way the keyloggers should find my password. but still i had same problem your chat is disabled as you logged on form other computer.

Regarding power management i am trying to shutdown most of the times. but i am wondering how to find if any body is having access to my computer

Thanks in advance

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See if Ccleaner can do any good.....

by Peconet Tietokoneet In reply to I am hacked
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by patb071 In reply to See if Ccleaner can do a ...

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Two different problems...

by robo_dev In reply to I am hacked

the Yahoo 'chat is disabled' error would suggest that somebody stole/guessed your Yahoo password, so changing your password should fix that.

If you have a virus or keystroke logger, then typically you can spot it in action with netstat -an.

Similarly if you do a netstat -b , that tells you what process or program has established a connection, and what IP address it has connected to.

If you see an unknown program that has established an outbound connection, that is likely a virus or trojan. By looking at the filename, file date, and where it is installed, you can tell if it's legit or not.

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