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#1 hearsaym

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Posted 10 April 2009 - 08:05 PM

I am pretty sure one of the computers on our network has been hacked. The mouse moves around the screen making click-drag boxes, but also opens programs like Internet Explorer and actually types a web address (like www.cars.com). Someone turned on the computer this morning, logged in and walked away. When they came back, their billing software was open (but no mouse movement was noticed). This computer had it's hard drive removed and scanned as a slave drive using Symantec Antivirus, then the PC was scanned in Safe Mode using Symantec Antivirus, SpyBot S&D and Malware Bytes Antispyware...nothing detected except some cookies. To make matters even more interesting, the mouse has been observed moving and clicking even when disconnected from the network (there is no wireless network adapter on this PC, but it did have a wireless keyboard receiver) I don't understand how this is possible. It sounds like someone may have installed some elaborate prank software on here, but normally these applications are terminated on reboot, and nothing suspicious in msconfig startup, startup folder or HijackThis scan. If anyone else has observed this, or if you think you might know what is going on, please let me know. Thanks in advance.

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