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Re: [suse-security] Intrusion spyware malware key stroke detection



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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