How di I identify hackers accessing my computers?

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messages are sent from my computer in the evening when I am not using it. It is turned off. Emails were sent to presidents in various natinos as well as email stating I have declared bankruptcy, which I have not. I have two separate computer security softwares on my home and office computers. Please advise.

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we can’t identify the hacker….
because Most hacker attacks start with junk mail or spam mail…

For this kind of problem, you change your e-mail and computer administer password frequently like monthly twice… otherwise follow below tips..

<b>Secure Passwords:</b> Any passwords you need to use in relation to your System should be secure passwords. They should be at least eight to ten characters long with a combination letters and numbers with at least one special character. Don’t use your name, god, your children’s names or you pet’s name.

<b>Careful with Emails:</b> Many hackers send Virus’s and Spyware in email attachments. Never open an email attachment from a stranger. Never open an email attachment that is an executable program unless you really trust the source. Sometimes hackers will send virus’s through infected computers so you feel safe opening the attachment. Make sure you anti virus software also scans your incoming emails.

Latest Patches for Your Operating System: Keep your operating system updated with the latest patches. Hackers are always looking for ways to exploit main stream operating system software. As soon as the manufacturer finds out about it, they release a fix or patch. If you don’t update your system with these fixes, you could be vulnerable to hackers.

<b>Keep away from Cracked Software: </b>You should keep away from cracked software for more than just the criminal or moral reasons. Crackers or Criminal Hackers obviously can’t be trusted. They have been known to put Trojans and other malicious code into the cracked software. You think you are getting your software for free when you may be letting a hacker into your system. Be smart and pay for all your software.

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  • jinteik
    kindly update your antivirus and scan thru fully to see if you have virus. if not do backup to all your data and reinstall your windows once again.
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  • TomLiotta
    It is turned off. If it is turned off, then the e-mails are are not being sent from your computer. More likely, someone is simply using your e-mail address. If so, there is nothing that you can do about it. It's also possible that someone has discovered the password to your e-mail account. If that's what is happening, then change your password. You can tell if your account is being used by looking for items in your Sent folder. Tom
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  • BIllu
    Don't use your internet accounts outside your home . There may be chance that someone knows your email details. change your password of e-mail frequently and change the recovery mail also.
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  • Arch4ngel
    You never do, if you do, please email me immediately. Otherwise, use the advice above: I would emphasize that you looking getting a good firewall. Updated Antivirus software with ability to scan rootkit, spyware, and help web filter and spam filter your content on your machine. In this case, your email has been compromised. Try changing password with complex combination. Anytime, you do file sharing or getting content from elsewhere ie downloading, you have a chance of getting hacked (trojan) unless validated by big trusted corporation. Otherwise, like my mentor said, disconnect from internet, then there is no way for anyone to hack you. Or use a public computer which reformat on a routine basis.
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  • TomLiotta
    Secure your valuable information with the help of following blog   Why would members here do that? Your site doesn't apply to this thread, it doesn't contain useful information, and your comment is just one more in a series of spam style comments that interfere with this site.   Tom
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