Stolen IP address

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Anonymous Visitor
Stolen IP address
Someone has gained my IP address after I followed there link onto a dodgy website, what will they be able to do with this?

   

   

Anonymous Visitor
Re: Stolen IP address
If by "gained" you mean, they have learned what your IP address is, there isn't much they can do. Assuming that your computer is not already open to easily being hacked, there is not much risk. That means that if you have a router, you have all Windows updates and patches installed and patches and updates for all your other software installed you are probably safe. Your bigger risk is clicking links. This time you got lucky.
Anonymous
Re: Stolen IP address
You IP address can't be stolen and even if it was they cant do anything to harm you.
Anonymous Visitor
Re: Stolen IP address
she or he is pretending to be me,,,,...they gained not justmy ip address but identity,,,..
hubby
Re: Stolen IP address

If they are truly using your IP address then they have probably taken over your computer and are using it remotely, as there is no real practical way for someone to "steal" your IP address.
I would recommend a total reformat of your computer, and until you do that, I would not turn it on or unplug it from the internet. After that is done you should change every password on every account with good, strong passwords, make sure you are using a good, Antivirus, and learn (and practice) "safe computing" practices so the whole thing does not happen again.

Anonymous Visitor
Re: Stolen IP address
someone hacked and control my ip address,,,...someone is pretending to be me,,,...

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