Hi to all -- I am inquiring if anyone can tell me how to set up a secure portion or drive on my pc where I can hide files to secure them . I have had soooo many problems with PC hack I just got a new pc and it is starting again. Any suggestions about how to search for the entrance they use would be great !!! I have a mirage of YouCam Cyberlink and I dont know what that is either ??? I am would like to lock this pc down --- I am running Norton 360 .
Any help would be greatly appreciated -- I have windows 7 HP pavilion g4 it is a go between because my other PC was beyond repair --- in regards to security I threw it out !!!
Thank you Addict !!! Could you tell me how I can locate the "my problem" in regards to security --- My Pc is just a few days old and I have some 1500 events logged in event viewer under every category . I am a novice user as you can tell -- any info would be so appreciated.
Looks like a scripted brute force attack from a linux device, possibly wireless.
Things you can do:
Enable a firewall, especially on a good router, or at the very least use a good software firewall.
Don't open any ports you don't plan to use, and if possible only open them on a schedule when you know you'll be using them.
If you are on a school network or public wi-fi, notify the admin and send him a copy of the logs. If this is at home, notify your ISP and send them the logs.
If you can, try a tracert to the attacker's IP and include that info with the logs. On rare occasions a novice using a bot won't spoof an IP or MAC and this can actually lead you to them. Most know not to do that, but some don't and you may get lucky that way.
well that IP address belongs to Bangladesh and I'm in the USA hah. Usually its from China. I'm not too worried since root is by default disabled for ssh remote logins and I only have family photos and some episodes of Futurama on the laptop nothing worth breaking in for.
also ubuntu and fedora come with firewalls by default.