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Keylogger Question

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  1. Petlydecker

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    I use the netstat, or netstat -a command to see what outbound connections my computer has. It says port 1025, 1028 are established and 1183 is time wait. I am thinking that these are nothing to worry about or normal. Is there another way to tell if a computer might have a keylogger or trojan horse installed? I use The Cleaner, Spybot, and Norton Anti-Virus, but these programs can miss things. Is there a website that gives any security related info? Any input would be appreciated.

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    Thank you Columbo for answering my question. I forgot to mention I am using Windows Me. I did check msconfig and everything that appears there I am familiar with. I just had one last question. Is it possible for someone to install a keylogger or trojan horse that would run without appearing in the start-up group of msconfig? Thanks again for your help.

    Peter
     
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    Another thing you could do is install a firewall such as Zonealarm. anytime any program tries to open an outbound port it will pop up a warning and its free.

    go here for basic security info

    https://grc.com/x/ne.dll?bh0bkyd2
     
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    I just wanted to say thank you for everyones help. With all your advice I was able to check my start-up programs and remove spy-ware. Thanks again!
     
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    If you're ever worried that you may have any trojan horses and what not (that one of those listed apps may miss), just post you're startup list here. It's a small program that creates a small *.txt file with details of exactly what is running when you start the PC. We love it here! I'll be back in a jiffy with a link...

    Edit:Click Here

    Download Startup list, and just post the file here if you're stuck.
     
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