How can I?: Remove all recievers from my laptop

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How can I?: Remove all recievers from my laptop

Post by kaekruse on Wed Oct 17, 2012 8:50 pm
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I need to remove all recievers from my dell m4600 precision workstation. Those guys that have all the right remotes are getting to be a big pest. I think there a several recivers that allow people to have mouse control, certain power control, and offline software content control etc. Does anyone have information to provide that will assist me in this task? I am available for next week and can barter services. I honestly don't have a clue where to get started after doing a little tidbit of research. I am thinking at minimum the RAM, processor, disk drive, and battery all need to be inspected.

Setup is to not include ac power cord setup for this stealth feature while connected to AC because I don't want to mess with AC just setup using laptop battery.

Thank you.

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Re: How can I?: Remove all recievers from my laptop

Post by weekend hacker on Thu Oct 18, 2012 1:51 pm
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I have no idea what you just asked... There is some kind of remote control to that laptop which allows others to move your mouse, turn things on or off and access files without you being connected to a network?
If so.. there is probably a software setting somewhere to disable it. But from looking at the specs it would probably be bluetooth or the usual network based backdoor culprits.

Setup is to not include ac power cord setup for this stealth feature while connected to AC because I don't want to mess with AC just setup using laptop battery.

Really don't have a clue what this means.. O.O

Besides that, nice laptop. Looks fancy but a little too expensive for me.
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Re: How can I?: Remove all recievers from my laptop

Post by centip3de on Thu Oct 18, 2012 3:39 pm
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kaekruse wrote:I need to remove all recievers from my dell m4600 precision workstation. Those guys that have all the right remotes are getting to be a big pest. I think there a several recivers that allow people to have mouse control, certain power control, and offline software content control etc. Does anyone have information to provide that will assist me in this task? I am available for next week and can barter services. I honestly don't have a clue where to get started after doing a little tidbit of research. I am thinking at minimum the RAM, processor, disk drive, and battery all need to be inspected.

Setup is to not include ac power cord setup for this stealth feature while connected to AC because I don't want to mess with AC just setup using laptop battery.

Thank you.

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There are no receivers on a laptop (unless your talking about NIC's), and from the sound of it, it seems like you just have a VNC/RAT installed. Also, it should be relatively easy to see if new components are added to your laptop, as they should bulge out or be straight up visible because laptop cases are so thin.

Side note: If someone is controlling your computer when it's not connected to the network, they're probably playing with your computer over BlueTooth.
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Re: How can I?: Remove all recievers from my laptop

Post by limdis on Fri Oct 19, 2012 10:16 am
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centip3de wrote:they're probably playing with your computer over BlueTooth.

...and this grabbed my full attention. Research time.
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Re: How can I?: Remove all recievers from my laptop

Post by centip3de on Fri Oct 19, 2012 12:47 pm
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limdis wrote:...and this grabbed my full attention. Research time.


It's more than possible, I watched a documentary on it once... It had something to do with the fact that BlueTooth devices are so trusting and willing to share, and most of their passwords are "0000" that you can pair with it and upload malicious software, or something... I'm forgetting the details of it, it's on YouTube though, look it up.
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Re: How can I?: Remove all recievers from my laptop

Post by LoGiCaL__ on Sat Oct 20, 2012 7:31 am
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limdis wrote:
centip3de wrote:they're probably playing with your computer over BlueTooth.

...and this grabbed my full attention. Research time.


I remember reading an article about bluetooh a couple 2600's ago. I was lucky enough to find someone published it online. You may find this interesting: http://www.digifail.com/text/bthunting.shtml
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