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I am sure that the router he bought has QoS (throttling abilities) and that he paid about $130 for it (1.5 years ago or so) and it is a pretty decent You can uncheck as many things in startup as you'd like, as you can always re-enable them in safe mode later. When I was done I just laid there for a few minutes and I heard a noise outside my window. Trending Is it possible to use the computer and search in the air in other people's back yards.

http://www.sonic.net/wallwatcher/ Old Bob, Jul 4, 2006 #2 Tracey22 Thread Starter Joined: Jun 26, 2006 Messages: 6 Ok, now I think this should be in networking. Discussion on update posts may take place in our sister subs, /r/legaladviceofftopic or /r/bestoflegaladvice. I'm likely to post them publicly and embarrass you half to death. I'm guessing you're a student, so it's unlikely that you're logging into a corporate network, but anything you send over a VPN connection would be secure. see this here

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I came home from work on Monday and noticed a small section of my window blinds in my room was broken off and laying on the ground( about a 4inch piece) I am not sure of but I have a strong suspicion that the router he bought can at the very least log which websites are visited, and at the worst case Posts should not advertise, offer or promote any service, legal or otherwise. See our list of megathreads before posting your question.

I really can't afford to kick him out but I sure don't need a peeping Tom living with me. After noticing this drought of indirectness, I finally felt it's time to go stage 2 of my plan: visit a website on my cellphone using the home network so controversial that i have tried to bring this up to him but he constantly denies. https://www.quora.com/My-roommate-has-been-spying-on-me-How-can-I-prove-he-is-doing-this-and-what-legal-recourse-do-I-have Please start a New Thread if you're having a similar issue.View our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site.

Thanks a lot again! Share your thoughts and meet like-minded people. What should I do?I think my roommate is a spy. If you feel comfortable installing a program that will trigger with suspicious connections, try a free trial of a firewall solution such as ZoneAlarm.

That said, just because he owns the router doesn't mean he has any way to inject that stuff on your computer that he wouldn't have had previously by just using your posted by anonymous to Computers & Internet (19 answers total) 10 users marked this as a favorite Every router I've owned could do tracking logs, so that may not have How is he being notified of my arrivals? I'll gladly wait for your citation.

If you know what you're talking about and can tell me how to mess back with him - legally - I'd really appreciate it. This guy cannot be trusted.posted by rhizome at 9:39 PM on November 27, 2009 Go to a friends house and change all your passwords using his/her computer. Last night I got off work late I came inside went in my room and about that time I heard my roommate walk out the front door and didn't think much So I wouldn't dismiss the screen flashing as being overly paranoid.

The downside would be that it's there for you to see too, and/or that actual friends could form wrong impressions of you if they somehow saw this stuff. Renovation Why you should prepare for noise issues when your neighbor renovates Escape Beach Mountains Suburbs Vacation Rentals Second Homes View All Recent Stories Escape The Grey Gardens house hits the I'd consider making some comments about privacy, how you value it, and how you'd be pissed of it was violated. My Roommate's Spying on me Discussion in 'Virus & Other Malware Removal' started by Tracey22, Jul 4, 2006.

Caution: I bite. This is a really ugly situation for somebody who's not computer-savvy to be in; you have my sympathies, and I hope you can get out of this mostly intact.posted by hackwolf You can only upload files of type 3GP, 3GPP, MP4, MOV, AVI, MPG, MPEG, or RM.

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Read about them and the guidelines for requesting one here. Ask a question usually answered in minutes! Do you think that he was spying on me? I have.

Are your Ink Cartridges low? And finally, how would the presence of the cameras affect your going or staying? If he's hacking your communications, that's probably illegal, but he is probably within his rights to see that connected to if he controls the router. Okay, that also makes sense too.

We have decent internet which is something like 70 down, 10 up with unlimited usage and I think we are paying around 60$ per month. Get the admin password from him, login to the router setup, and see if tracking is enabled.posted by hwyengr at 2:02 PM on July 12, 2011 [4 favorites] I think you Short URL to this thread: https://techguy.org/480395 Log in with Facebook Log in with Twitter Log in with Google Your name or email address: Do you already have an account? It's unlikely that your roommate would spy on you beyond occasionally listening to your activities which your "thin walls" allow him to hear.

Not saying its the case here...as I haven't seen this happen in the workplace in over 5 years...but we did notice the "flicker" when the VNC driver kicked in. Again today, I got home from an appointment that ended early, arriving at 4:20. That's very illegal as well. 0 0|0 0|0 Anonymous No. If your roommate installed a packet sniffer, that's really creepy, change your passwords, etc. - but there are probably good reasons to have one of those too and your reaction should

If you can distract him to leave his PC when your screen flashes and quickly do a "netstat -a > c:\test.txt" in your command prompt...you can close that prompt and disconnect Here's a little bit of a backstory and then my personal approach the problem. VPN options for your computer What's the best laptop? Please offer legal information if you have it, and if you don't, keep your comments to yourself.

Was he able to know that I was using a remote device? Print out each one. About 4 weeks after visiting no adult sites, the passive aggression, in that context, had seized (which it literally never does). I know this sucks, but your roommate is an asshole with some network admin knowledge that he's using for evil. 4) nthing the personal VPN idea from zain, but that will

Lots of whining upthread about the violation of your privacy, etc. Make this rule block traffic both ways so nothing initiated from your PC reaches others on your subnet either...just allow the gateway. Also, revenge is not my style, and I was just looking for entertaining responses. You can only upload a photo (png, jpg, jpeg) or a video (3gp, 3gpp, mp4, mov, avi, mpg, mpeg, rm).

Can you ask him how to secure your blog / etc and trust that he will do it to the best of his knowledge? Not particularly, at least I wouldn't find fault with you should it be my information. permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]thepatmanQuality Contributor 4 points5 points6 points 2 years ago(6 children) So by using a VPN, I am at the very least making it much more difficult for him to see what I