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how can i detect if SniperSpy is installed on my mac? and how to get rid of it?
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Unless your parents have direct access to log into your Mac when you're not there.

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Unless your parents have direct access to log into your Mac when you're not there.
It's easier just to sniff traffic. Wait, did I say that out loud?

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I'm going to guess that if someone put this on your machine, they most likely have a good reason to do so. Can you elaborate on the reason you need to do this?

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i don't know if its a good reason to interfere the life of others by monitoring the emails and other stuffs... i'm suspecting my parents but even them, they don't right to hack my emails. if i cant detect the SniperSpy, hopefully it will be gone if i reformat it
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Ahhh - I didn't realize what we were looking at here. How did you guys know?
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i don't know if its a good reason to interfere the life of others by monitoring the emails and other stuffs... i'm suspecting my parents but even them, they don't right to hack my emails. if i cant detect the SniperSpy, hopefully it will be gone if i reformat it
Well unfortunately, if you're under 18, using a computer they bought you, or living in their house, they have the right to do whatever they want.

Now whether they should or not is open to debate, not whether they have the right to do so.

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Well unfortunately, if you're under 18, using a computer they bought you, or living in their house, they have the right to do whatever they want.

Now whether they should or not is open to debate, not whether they have the right to do so.
This.

If you are over 18, get a better job and your own place.

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im 20, i have my own place, i have own job. its just so stupid that my sis borrow my macbook and there i sense something
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well anyway, thanks for the post guys
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What makes you think that this was installed? Why not just ask her?

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So format the drive and reinstall everything.

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