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Possible Rootkit (part II)


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#1 MickW

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Posted 04 March 2012 - 05:03 AM

Hi I posted here a few weeks ago and the help I got was really great but I think I am still having some issues.

There is some weird stuff going on which seems as though someone may have remote access to my computer. As I mentioned in my first post a visitor to my home (partner's idiot brother - someone who likes to think of himself as a web designer but that's another story) 'joked' that he had placed something into the operating system of my PC. I have carried out all the scans etc suggested by the person who helped me out last time but the problem I have now is that my stored passwords are being changed. In the password management section of Wyzo there was a separate new entry for Yahoo Mail with a three letter pw which I had to delete, and then another pw for a different site seems to have been edited, resulting in my access being refused. I had to email for a reminder which I then re-entered and everything was fine

I know this is a bit crazy but I am hoping that someone might have some ideas as to what I should do about this.

Thanks in advance

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