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Why is m computer trying to read another computer's files?

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by James2, Jan 30, 2013.

  1. James2

    James2 Senior Member

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    My laptop is trying to access files on my flatmates laptop. I have Windows 7 and he has XP so we can't be on a home group. I have also run a virus scan and nothing.

    Do any of you guys know what it could be? It's a bit uncomfortable.

    Thanks for your time in advance,

    James :)
     
  2. dr.pepper

    dr.pepper Regular Member

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    How do you know it's doing this? What files is it trying to access?

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  3. phatzilla

    phatzilla Supreme Member

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    Probably a virus trying to infect people on the same network
     
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  4. writer@<3

    writer@<3 Newbie

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    What phatzila said - either that, or remote desktop or a keylogger is installed without your knowledge. I'd recommend running comodo cleaning essentials - its free.
     
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    carlikito Regular Member

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    What he said. How do you know this and what files is it trying to access?
     
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  6. James2

    James2 Senior Member

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    Hi guys,

    Thanks for all your help. He said it's trying to read his library.

    James :)