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Been Credit frauded.... THREE TIMES!

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Well i returned from my friends house with my parents telling me bad news, we have been charged £8,000 ($16,000) on my dads credit card because someone is somehow getting the info from our laptop. Its the third time it has happened and the laptop is the only computer that we save private information on.
Anyone else been scammed or know how to see whos peeking at our laptop? ( I've heard of programs that tell you )
The first time: £6,000
Second: £600 ( We stopped it before they could spend anymore )
But the third, they didn't cancel the credit card when it hit it's £6,000 limit. They just let the person carry on spending :/
 
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If you've got wireless, enable WEP (128-bit encryption), remove ALL shared access and password everything. Additionally download Sygate Personal Firewall - it's fantastic.
 
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You are very unlucky :/

Hmm you might have a keylog that u need to get rid of O_O!
 
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Wow, A forum member with 1,000+ posts and he doesn't have a clue?\

Have you ever heard of keyloggers? Undetected ones!

I suggest you use
Darik's Boot and Nuke





Just use it on whatever computer or computers you want, AND CHANGE YOUR CC ACCOUNT/NUMBER

FFS!~
 
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Wow, A forum member with 1,000+ posts and he doesn't have a clue?\

Have you ever heard of keyloggers? Undetected ones!

I suggest you use
Darik's Boot and Nuke





Just use it on whatever computer or computers you want, AND CHANGE YOUR CC ACCOUNT/NUMBER

FFS!~



Only because he got over 1k postcount doesnt means he is god :sweatdrop
 
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try formatting the laptop
reistalling antivirus/firewall/ everything that might help
and enable WEP if you use WiFi
 
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Do something about your LapTop.....like scanning stuffs etc
 
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what they said, and don't forget spyware stuff etc.
Personally use Hitman Pro, brilliant pack of lots of everything.
 
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Well yeah, we're getting the money back but its happened three times which causes alot of hassle.
We found out my brother turned of some security so he could access the laptop from his house in wales which was most likely why.
 
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Well yeah, we're getting the money back but its happened three times which causes alot of hassle.
We found out my brother turned of some security so he could access the laptop from his house in wales which was most likely why.

The spendings been traced back to Wales or a Welsh IP by any chance? :p
 
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well, get on to that shop and see where the stuff was sent to. obviously they ordered stuff via the internet so there has to be a shipping address. id personallly go over there myself and beat the fook outa the punt thats doin it, but still theres a lesson learnt here... never keep those kind of details on your computer/laptop no matter how secure you think it is. id never store that kinda details of me, who knows what they could of done, maybe the've taken your identity!
 
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Wow, A forum member with 1,000+ posts and he doesn't have a clue?\

Have you ever heard of keyloggers? Undetected ones!

I suggest you use
Darik's Boot and Nuke





Just use it on whatever computer or computers you want, AND CHANGE YOUR CC ACCOUNT/NUMBER

FFS!~


So what you're saying is, because he has 1k+ posts, he's suppose to know everything? Tool. -_-
 
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If you've got wireless, enable WEP (128-bit encryption), remove ALL shared access and password everything. Additionally download Sygate Personal Firewall - it's fantastic.

WEP is cracked in under 3 minutes.
 
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it's called wi fi Mooching in Singapore

If the people gets caught tapping , he's get arrested and jailed.
 
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Do what I do...don't even own a credit card :p
 
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no he uses a debit card..dumass

its a good option i use one 2
 
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