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Let's say someone has decided to track my internet actively. He knows my email and Skype id. How do I work on internet securely? What kind of software do I need to cover my tracks? Also how to prevent him from hacking my desktop?

Are VPN softwares good enough? I think while buying the software I will have to give my identity.

I want to be 100% secure and anonymous

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closed as not a real question by RedGrittyBrick, tombull89, David Schwartz, Dave, BBlake Sep 17 '12 at 14:23

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Hang on - he can only track your activity if 1) he has access to your machine which monitors you or 2) if you have something like Google Web History enabled and he has access to it. Just because he knows your email and Skype ID does not give him access to your search / movement online! – Dave Sep 17 '12 at 10:15
Assume a jealous neighbourer. He want to look into what I am doing. Not talking about web history. Want to prevent him from doing anything like remote desktop. – user1677158 Sep 17 '12 at 10:19
What operating system do you have – Dave Sep 17 '12 at 10:20
This question is overly broad, it just isn't possible to be 100% secure. – RedGrittyBrick Sep 17 '12 at 10:20
@DaveRook I have windows 8 – user1677158 Sep 17 '12 at 10:22

As per your comments about RDP, ensure your router has a password. Ensure your PC has a password (although if you don't have a password you cannot enable RDP so ironically is safer - this is not tested on W8 though) and disable incoming connections on your PC.

If you use passwords make sure they are at least 8 characters long and a mixture of lower case, upper case, numbers and non-alpha numeric characters.

If by RDP you actually mean software like Teamviewer or LogMeIn, then change your password (or uninstall it).

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And use a firewall, and use wired connections (no Wifi, no Bluetooth) and shield your room to reduce RF emissions, and cover the windows and regularly scan for bugs and ... – RedGrittyBrick Sep 17 '12 at 10:23
Is windows 8 secure enough. Can the best hacker if the work crack it? – user1677158 Sep 17 '12 at 10:24
Well, as per RedGrittyBrick comments, there are so many variables the answer is any one can find a weakness in security (that is, some one who knows what they're doing)! However, as per my answer and RedGrittyBlack comments, theses are a good starting point and will protect you to a good level. Ensure a firewall, good passwords and a decent internet security (I use Kaspersky FYI) – Dave Sep 17 '12 at 10:26

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