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Strange computer activity? What could this be? Keylogger?

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by BigBangTheory, Jul 24, 2015.

  1. BigBangTheory

    BigBangTheory Regular Member

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    I went to start up my laptop from sleep mode and I pressed the space bar a couple of times to turn it on and while the screen was black/turning on it said "space bar" and then "space bar" in this weird robotic voice. What could this be? A keylogger? it seemed to be speaking what keys I pressed.
     
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    uh..sounds scary!
    Wel, I guess its the windows voice :) Do you have windows 8.1?
     
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    BigBangTheory Regular Member

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    Yes I do have Windows 8.1. This was not Cortana's voice even if I had her.
     
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    ah..that is strange then..
     
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    Tuff Dreamer Registered Member

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    The Anunnaki are hacking your computerz.
     
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    I'm pretty sure it's a setting on your computer for blind people. On Windows 7, I remember I made my computer do that one time.
     
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    BigBangTheory Regular Member

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    Spoiler alert?

    /15char

    I think you might be right. My computer sometimes slips off the couch and I grab it and hit some random keys so that definitely could be possible. Kinda reassuring.
     
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    Its some voice thing, I forgot whats it called but if you look around you will find out how to turn it off.

    No keylogger will make your computer talk lol
     
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    Thank you responding. I was hoping to get a reply from someone who knows about keyloggers. My mind is more at ease but I'm still doing a full system scan in safe mode with networking and command prompts turned off with Malware Bytes to be sure.
     
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    Look for a voice recorder hidden in your room. If its not there, this is no keylogger. A keylogger would want to be as quiet as possible.
     
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    Same happened with me earlier when I was using Windows 8
     
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    sikandar Senior Member

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    It must be the Narrator function in Windows 8. Please check this

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    http://superuser.com/questions/712296/narrator-keeps-turning-on-on-login-screen
     
  13. BigBangTheory

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    Well this happened in the living room at my parents house and definitely came from the computer speakers.

    Really? If you're telling the truth that's kind of odd.

    Oh well I guess that settles that lol. Thanks for the link!