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Ok, here is my problem: I have a Netgear WPN824v2 based wifi network. In setting it up, I disabled ssid broadcast. It has a WPA PSK TKIP encryption, 20+ digit password, and has the default router login but a 10-20 digit password. I have Windows Vista Home Premium running on my primary boot with Kapersky Internet security. I am currently using my Ubuntu boot due to my concerns about the situation.
My issue is this, I had noticed a white pickup truck sitting out by the stop sign at the corner of my yard about 30 min ago. Tried to get liscense plate off it but was just a little too far for my binoculars. It drove off about 10 min after I noticed it. My dad had commented about a dark green pickup he had seen sitting at the end of the driveway earlier today, seemingly doing nothing. It drove off when he walked to the garage opening to look. It happened again about 45 min after that. And now I see this guy sitting way too long in that location. I Wondered if he had broken the network security and checked the router log only to find several music site visits during the time he might have been there. The problem though is that there was only one IP address registered during that time and it was the same IP given to my laptop.
My laptop has been on most of today since I've been confined to my room due to pollen. So apparently they got on through my laptop. There are a few possible security concerns I know about but nothing that I can think of that would allow that. I mean ya, this is M$, but I still had not heard of any security holes like that.

Any ideas?
Sorry about the long post but I wanted to be accurate about the situation.
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post #2 of 18
disable you're wifi altogether and see what they do
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post #3 of 18
Woah, I don't know if you just really paranoid or M$ or the RIAA is out to get you. I'd do a couple of things, first get the license plate, second continue with Ubuntu, third, go through about 4 or 5 proxy while surfing the interwebz, fourth, cease any illegal activities you are currently involved in, fifth, don't worry so much, chances are that they are not watching your house. It's too obvious if they are in front of the house they are watching. Do you have any neighbors who act suspicious?

EDIT: If you do use windowz, download and run Peer Guardian 2. That will tell you if someone's accessing you ports.
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We are watching yous
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To carl or anyone of the same opinion, yes that may be funny and normally i'd try but it still isn't a solution.
As for the neighbor idea, i don't recognize the vehicle and anyway, if it were a neighbor, they wouldn't need to sit at the end of the driveway. The wifi network does have a rather long range which is why I made sure to do the WPA, no ssid, and good router password.
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Honestly I wouldn't worry about it. If you have such tight security some nut is not going to spend the time in your driveway trying to crack it just so he can go on some music sites. Just make sure you have a password for vista and continue locking your wifi.
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I think you misunderstood, I meant they may be watching your neighbors and not you. I was asking if you have noticed any suspicious activity from your neighbors.
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i wonder what would happen if you called the cops on that van
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post #9 of 18
If you think you're being attacked... The best thing to do is close the door lol... (turn OFF their access, ie the wireless router )

Second, go out and get the plate #s. Are you afraid they're gonna shoot you? If not, go and show them that you're getting the plates, just in case.
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do you happen to have a really hot Sister?



take pics of them at different times of the day for evidence and then call the police
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