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Currently on my computer there is a program installed called Spector 6.0. what i am wondering is how would I go about finding this program? and how would i uninstall it? It's currently is in stealth mode, I cannot see this program. Ive read information on it through the website that it was installed from and it leaves nothing for me to go off of. It is a keylogger, web-site tracker, screen shots every 5 seconds, and apparently it sends it through my internet to a server.

any help would be appreciated

thx, 7eleven mafia

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Currently on my computer there is a program installed called Spector 6.0. what i am wondering is how would I go about finding this program? and how would i uninstall it? It's currently is in stealth mode, I cannot see this program. Ive read information on it through the website that it was installed from and it leaves nothing for me to go off of. It is a keylogger, web-site tracker, screen shots every 5 seconds, and apparently it sends it through my internet to a server.

any help would be appreciated

thx, 7eleven mafia

How did it get on there in the first place? Second here is a link, all the information I found gave step by step instructions for taking care of this problem. LINK

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Not sure if this will help, but found a link on what files it uses: http://www.farmfreshmeat.com/2007/04/remov...-keylogger.html

Use at your own risk. I never had your problem, so not sure how to fix it. If all else fails, format and reinstall.

Personally I would run a live disc of XP(like UBCD4WIN) and search for any startup programs and services as well as startup registry keys for unknown programs. You could also tyr some sysinternal tools for rootkits and startup programs to see what starts with windows and remove them as needed under a live disc environment.

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Tell your parents that you appreciate there concerns regarding your activitives on the computer, but you would prefer it if they had sat down with you and talked about this. By installing a spy program on the machine you feel that they don't trust you enough to be adult about this and ask what they are specifically worried you are up to. Offer to show them the sites you visit and the people you talk to and invite them to become more involved in your life rather than presuming guilt. They installed this program for a reason most likely, so extend an olive branch and see what happens. (Don't for the love of god show them 4chan) If that fails, get a job and buy your own machine. Netbooks are dirt cheap these days, well in the range of mowing lawns, christmas money and skimming your lunch money) Then you can browse porn to your hearts content.

It may sound lame but looking back on my childhood i really wish I'd taken this approach when faced with problems like this, its the last thing they're expecting and you never know, your dad might want it removed as much as you do ;-) Maturity can work in your favor sometimes.

(If your under 16 then stfu and do as you are told)

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Is it even known that the parents installed the program? I mean, could he have been hacked and someone remotely doing this as well??

Any keylogger program smells of malware to me. I don't care if you paid for one, they only serve one purpose, and thats to spy on someone, so if it was the parents, then thats pretty lame they had to resort to something like that without at least telling anyone up front "Hey, were going to be monitoring your activities because we want to make sure you are not doing anything illgeal, etc.." Like if they had gotten some sort of RIAA Takdown notice or something to that effect, I can see them wanting to lock down the PC, but for them to just blatently spy on their kid, that is kind of creepy. Parents just don't communicate with their kids these days and kids are more and more are less trusting of their parents. This just goes to show there is a bigger picture here at play that has nothing to do with keylogging your kids activities. It comes down to trust, respect, and communication as a family which seems to be missing from both parties.

(If your under 16 then stfu and do as you are told)

I think that is not really goign to help matters. Sitting down with your parents and talking about it might be a better solution. At any age, parents should at least try to have a relationship with their kid instead of treating them like a criminal and spying on them. Besides, maybe one of the parents put it on without the other parent knowing. Maybe one of them is spying on the other parent for fear of infidelity or something like that, but until you find out one way or the other why it is there, messing with your parents computer will only get you into more trouble with them and probably make things worse for yourself if you screw up their computer in the process. If they are watching what you are doing, they will probably see this thread anyway.

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Given what the program does, and that the OP is clearly a minor using there parents computer (which is protected by a password he knows about but doesn't have and knows his parents set up) its most likely that they are spying on him.

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Sorry, We forgot to lock the gate on the crazy room,

Step 1: Download Fedora

Step 2: Burn It!

Step 3: Install

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FUCK HIM >> 210.83.202.3

I see a lot of people having incident with that IP address and blocking it. Its some sort of chinese hackers group??

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I'd been receiving a SSH brute force since the 14th,

Didn't notice It because I only go over my logs every now & then.

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Given what the program does, and that the OP is clearly a minor using there parents computer (which is protected by a password he knows about but doesn't have and knows his parents set up) its most likely that they are spying on him.

No, its actually my computer however the feel the need to limit my time usage, and spy on me.

Would an encryption program lock up files so that they cant be used without a password?

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Is it even known that the parents installed the program? I mean, could he have been hacked and someone remotely doing this as well??

Any keylogger program smells of malware to me. I don't care if you paid for one, they only serve one purpose, and thats to spy on someone, so if it was the parents, then thats pretty lame they had to resort to something like that without at least telling anyone up front "Hey, were going to be monitoring your activities because we want to make sure you are not doing anything illgeal, etc.." Like if they had gotten some sort of RIAA Takdown notice or something to that effect, I can see them wanting to lock down the PC, but for them to just blatently spy on their kid, that is kind of creepy. Parents just don't communicate with their kids these days and kids are more and more are less trusting of their parents. This just goes to show there is a bigger picture here at play that has nothing to do with keylogging your kids activities. It comes down to trust, respect, and communication as a family which seems to be missing from both parties.

I think that is not really goign to help matters. Sitting down with your parents and talking about it might be a better solution. At any age, parents should at least try to have a relationship with their kid instead of treating them like a criminal and spying on them. Besides, maybe one of the parents put it on without the other parent knowing. Maybe one of them is spying on the other parent for fear of infidelity or something like that, but until you find out one way or the other why it is there, messing with your parents computer will only get you into more trouble with them and probably make things worse for yourself if you screw up their computer in the process. If they are watching what you are doing, they will probably see this thread anyway.

no, i was there when the put it on my computer however, i only knew the program name and i went from there to try to resolve my problem, and i have not gone on this forum from a computer at my house

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no, i was there when the put it on my computer however, i only knew the program name and i went from there to try to resolve my problem, and i have not gone on this forum from a computer at my house

if its your computer then reinstall windows or install linux with an encrypted harddrive. Or just run a linux live cd.

if its not your computer dont mess with it.

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