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Screen scraping via display port / splitter / monitor hardware

Problem Background I have a screen scraping program that identifies images on my screen and reports useful information back to me. I want to be extremely cautious around the application that I am ...
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Terrible experience with a proxy server

I have a static IP provided to me by my ISP. I was trying to use this static IP when I'm outside my home to access some restricted areas on my website. So, I decided to setup a proxy server on one of ...
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Writing a bot for an online game without screen-scraping or mouse macros [duplicate]

I want to write a bot that will only send simple commands. The game is an android game which I run in Bluestacks. Game is very simple. The actions the player can take are very limited and the game ...
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How do I put a python bot onto an IRC server?

I'm using the bot found here. There aren't really many instructions, and I want to know how I can upload it to a server and make it interact with me/people, etc.
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eggdrop 1.8 “Lost bot / Lost telnet connection”

I'm trying to get my first eggdrop botnet working. I can link all the bots in LAN (using both ipv4 and ipv6 from 1machine) with no problems into the hub/masterbot. The problem is when I try to link ...
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Is automated web site access legal? [closed]

Many web sites include in their terms of service things about automated access being prohibited. One example is in ebay's robots.txt file: The use of robots or other automated means to access ...
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Bing Bot cannot access a website

I am trying to add a site to Bing but I keep receiving this message: Status: The HTTP Status of 4xx was received. HTTP/1.1 403 Forbidden Connection: close Date: Tue, 10 Dec 2013 08:56:13 GMT ...
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With a bot, how do I avoid or handle IRC server MOTD's?

I have an IRC bot written in Python that works fairly well. I think the issue is with my limited knowledge of the IRC protocol, so IRC gurus are particularly welcome here :D When you first connect to ...
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Operate mouse by drawn paths?

Can I set my mouse to follow a path? Not a recorded path but a drawn path? (with anchor points and handles) Better yet can I make it click at certain intervals?
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Unusual incoming connection?

I have a machine that directly connects to the internet. I have an unusual connection as shown above. I have not used VMWare for a while though. I know that the exe file is genuine. As a quick ...
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HuBot with HipChat: connecting, listening but not talking

I am try to configure HuBot to work with HipChat. My HuBot appears to be connecting and listening correctly, however is not responding to anything. I would appreciate any thoughts on what the problem ...
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gmail bot seems to be sending out emails when configured in outlook

I volunteer at a Nonprofit organization. We have an Exchange Server using Outlook. One of the employees linked her work email with her Gmail account. Last week, she called me to look at her mail. She ...
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Can a virus send mail from my computer if I don't have Outlook?

My ISP does not allow SMTP port 25 connections outside its network but only port 587. I don't use a desktop mail client like Outlook. Can a virus still send spam mail from my computer? How?
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Is it possible to set up a service/application like Jotti's malware scan?

I would like to scan files that are under 500/100 MB. Sadly, Jotti only scans files up to 25 MB. Is it possible to set up a service like that at home? The only way I know to run so many anti-virus ...
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Wildcard blocking of bots in Apache

I run a site which provides Subversion & TRAC for lots of open source projects. This works pretty well with one exception: Many search engines do not care about robots.txt and DoS the webserver ...
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Why is my Administrator name always changing to “zeus”?

On Windows 7, my Administrator account is changing the name from time to time to "zeus" and the password also is being reset. I've installed and cleaned my PC with a few malware removers (Ad-Aware, ...
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How do you detect the Indestructible TDSS botnet?

I see a lot of articals like Indestructible TDSS botnet is spotted in the tech press at the moment, but I have seen nothing about how to detect it. Any one know of any simple tool or test?
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Non-plugin IRC bot

I'm looking for a highly configurable IRC bot. Only requisite: it must not be a plugin to an existing IRC client like mIRC. Which is where I'm having trouble. IRC bots a plenty, but almost all of ...
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How to remove bots from my computer?

Because trend micro's rubotted detected that there is a bot running on my system and recommends to run Trend micro's house call to remove the bot. But when I ran house call, it does not detect ...
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Spyware used my gmail account to send thousands of spam e-mails to all my trusted contacts, what should I do?

I just logged in to my gmail and was shocked by the amount of automatic responses I got in my inbox. I then looked at my sent messages folder and noticed that apparently, thousands of spam e-mails ...
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How can I set the user info line in eggdrop?

I have installed eggdrop to a IRC channel. I have enabled greeting the user by setting the +greet option in eggdrop.conf. Apparently, however, a "user info line" (http://www.egghelp.org/faq.htm#104) ...
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Users\bots hitting weird urls on my site

Few times a day every day I get something hitting my site on urls like this: /MSOffice/cltreq.asp?UL=1&ACT=4&BUILD=6551&STRMVER=4&CAPREQ=0 ...