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How and what ports do I close to stop hacker brother from spyin on me?


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#1 nubeman

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Posted 23 July 2014 - 08:32 PM

How and what ports do I close in windows 7 to stop hacker brother from spyin on me? please explain it in simple terms and step by step

intructions so I can understand it! remember I am a nube . Oh also please dont say encryption iv'e already tried that it doesnt work. I just need to know what ports to close in windows 7 and how thank you.


Edited by hamluis, 24 July 2014 - 09:00 AM.
Moved from Win 7 to Gen Security - Hamluis.


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Posted 24 July 2014 - 12:27 PM

Please provide as much info as you can about the "spying" of your brother. Because he could just be looking at your network traffic on your LAN, and then closing ports will not help you with that.


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Posted 24 July 2014 - 02:12 PM

all I know mr. stevens is he can see what im doing online and he can lag out my internet I tried hotsheild ip proxy with treaming encryption and that didnt stop him either . if its not the ports then what do i do?



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Posted 24 July 2014 - 02:25 PM

also he can hear me on skype and watch me on xbox live please help me tell me what to do to get my privacy back.



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Posted 24 July 2014 - 02:32 PM

The first thing that comes to mind is spyware. Are you on the same network (e.g. in the same house)?

 

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Posted 25 July 2014 - 09:27 AM

A man in the middle attack is what comes to mind for me.  If it is a man in the middle attack you're out of luck.  If your brother has control of the network you're not going to be able to do much, since this affects both Skype and X-Box live I would assume this is probably the case.

 

Lagging out a connection is easy to do, just start a large download or torrent.

 

Odds are your network is set up using a PC as a router.



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Posted 25 July 2014 - 11:10 PM

Its not spyware mr.stevens i have spybot and malewarebytes and yes kilroy and mr. stevens he lives in my house but he also spys on my cousins computer and he lives in a different house. and he knows what im saying on skype live he can also temporarly knock me offline please dr.stevens kilroy the must be somthing i can do

to get privacy or can i turn it on him knock him off the network temporarly and revers his spying on me see how he likes it i have the right I pay the online bill or some way of not being spyed on also he is not just in my cousins computer internet but his skype and xbox live to and again my cousin lives in another house and has his own internet. id let you both kilroy and dr. stevens scan my network and tell me what to do to get privacy back its my network  you name the time . eitherway any advice would be welcome.



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Posted 29 July 2014 - 03:41 PM

Who owns the house where you and your brother live?
How old is your brother?
Have you confronted him about spying?...If so, what did he say?
How many computers are in the house?...Do you use a router?
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Posted 30 July 2014 - 11:54 AM

the first "port" to close would be the door to the room where your computer is. put a bleeping huge lock on it, your brother may hack(or think he can hack) but he probably cannot pick locks. the second thing to do is to get your machine running on a totally separate connection from anything he has, you can buy "mobile brodband" dongle cheaply at many mobile phone shops but it is a pretty low bandwidth connection(barely suitable for youtube let alone online games). your failure of a proxy to work means anything he is doing (remember he might just be claiming he is capable of attacking your machine) is probably on the local network in your house, i'm guessing you do share the same router and connection by the things you've said. i would give more advice but the grammar in many of your posts makes them quite difficult to understand, logically laid out sentences and correct spelling would help. 


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Posted 30 July 2014 - 04:21 PM

@nubeman:

 

Along with the super excellent advice posted above, please consider:

 

Linux w/Skype, TAILS, Free/Paid VPN, physical security and parental supervision requests.

 

Get your brother a fun job with the NSA and move him up to Fort Meade, Maryland or an interesting foreign posting.

 

If your your computer has been hacked, you might consider having a Malware Removal Helper assist you in mitigating any residual malware, which includes spyware.

 

Once your system is determined to be clean, please consider blocking a hacker's computer IP address and elevating all manner of security precations.

 

If you employ a Wi-Fi connection with your home's router, you might insure that the use of WPA2-PSK encryption is enforced and change your password(s) to those that challenge common password cracking tools. Some of this does not preclude a hacker's use of a Wireshark type of monitoring application though. Consider using convoluted password phrases versus words.

 

Yes - as gently and politely as we can be nubeman, please do improve your grammar & spelling. As a parent of grown children, I can directly corelate their life successes to their length and depth of education.

 

HTH :)


Edited by 1PW, 30 July 2014 - 04:25 PM.

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Posted 01 August 2014 - 07:22 PM

Im sorry about my grammer however I have recently discoverd that my computer sends out a ping when requested im on windows 7 please tell me how to stop the ping. on another note I know someone who lives in my neighborhood that speaks better than me and has a catholic school education do you know what she does for a living shes a bikers working girl yeah a good education wasted all for nothing. good education dosnt account for a loss of morals and I wont even mention her kids because there a lost cause.



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Posted 01 August 2014 - 07:24 PM

and yes we are on a router quiteman provided by brighthouse



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Posted 01 August 2014 - 07:27 PM

and where do i get WPA2-PSK from



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Posted 01 August 2014 - 07:31 PM

my computer is currently being hacked and I have learned from a website that my computer sends out a ping when requested I use windows 7 please someone tell me step by step how to stop my computer from sending out pings?

 

Mod Edit:  Merged with existing topic - Hamluis.


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Posted 01 August 2014 - 08:24 PM

You didn't answer the other questions.

Who owns the house where you and your brother live?
How old is your brother?
Have you confronted him about spying?...If so, what did he say?

With that information there me some legal avenues we can direct you to pursue.
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