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Flatmate is spying on my computer when I am on the internet using router

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#1 jamesfordeu


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Posted 08 January 2016 - 09:08 AM

Flatmate is spying on my computer when I am on the internet using router which is connected to a switch/hub


How do I stop them seeing what I am going on, on my own pc? Does a Vpn do this?


Can I take them to court for doing this/

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#2 ScathEnfys


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Posted 08 January 2016 - 06:10 PM

A VPN connection would definitely make it harder for them to spy on you, as they would have to break the encryption. TOR will also work for web browsing.

How do you know he is spying on you for certain? Is there anything physical you can do with your router to keep him out?

IDK about the court thing either. Do you even have evidence of this?
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Posted 09 January 2016 - 05:23 AM

Do you know how your flatmate is spying? Intercepting your network traffic, or spyware on your computer?

VPN will not help if it is spyware on your computer.

Edited by Didier Stevens, 09 January 2016 - 05:23 AM.

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Posted 09 January 2016 - 08:52 AM

Have you confronted said flatmate to confirm they are actually doing something?

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