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The question you ask is difficult to be answered. If we are talking about possibilities the answer would be "Yes" but if we are talking about feasibility, then it would be hard to say "Yes" because of many factors such as privacy rights, cost of surveillance, tools to do it, etc. If you need to find out if they surveil you, you need to answer this question:...


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No, they cannot "surveil" you unless they are also using the connection and connect back to your machine. This is unlikely, and you would notice it unless you kept the connection up and they someone hijacked your RDP session. In the RDP connection settings, you can determine what you share from your local machine in the "Local Resources" and "More..." ...


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Of the two main forms of email tracking, remote content has easier protections. Many email clients allow you to turn this off. You can test your email client settings here: https://www.emailprivacytester.com Click tracking is harder to avoid. There may be some trackers that allow an after-the-fact "opt out", but that's risky and is not likely to allow you ...


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Your question can be looked at from two different sides: Technically: it is possible to monitor activity from any computer if the right tools are installed. Maybe you've connected to those sites for a couple of minutes using the company laptop. Privacy: They shouldn't be monitoring your activity unless you have signed an agreement for that. My advice: ...


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The other answer is technically correct in saying that it is possible to monitor your network from a device on the network. Sure, any adversary controlled device could potentially be used to pivot and attack other parts of your network, including monitoring. But, the key word there is adversary. A legitimate company would not be actively attacking your ...


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I basically copy and pasted your question into google and the answer is yes. There are also multiple questions similar to this one: Can my employer see what I do on the internet when I am connected to the company network? On top of my personal knowledge, when it comes to your person device, as long as your work device is connected to your home network, it ...


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disclaimer: pointing you to a piece of code I am writing / my own 'small' solution For solving this kind of problems (and more generally 'archiving' important, moderate-size stuff on paper) I am working on qrdump, a way to automatically 1) split your data into parts that are small enough to fit in qr-codes 2) dump to a series of qr codes 3) assemble the ...


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Given a clean install of a public distribution of Linux on your own computer, I should say that your employer can monitor the activity you do with gmail suite, but not any other activity on your computer. That is, if you login to gmail suite your employer can track when you log in, when you log out, when you are reading document, writing documents, and ...


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One way to determine that is ifconfig The default Mac addresses map to the VM vendors.


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As of March 2020, it seems that it is still possible for sites to detect whether or not Firefox is running in private mode, based on the fact that IndexedDB does not function when Firefox is running in private mode. There are a number of mainstream media outlets that seem to be using the technique to block users from browsing their site in private mode, or ...


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Yes, Avast(the free version) sells your browser history. https://fortune.com/2020/02/12/free-antivirus-software-avast-selling-user-browsing-histories/


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Anti-virus programs are a little like spyware AV needs to have visibility into every process being run on your computer. Even spyware doesn't dig as far into your machine as AV does. The question is about what you mean and what you expect when you say "can AV monitor my browsers?" Avast saw that you were running an incognito session because it could see ...


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Someone who does not have access to a private repository sees a 404 Page not found error. So no, if an outsider knows the url he can not scrape the contents of your github repository page.


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YouTube doesn't know what you watched in your computer that is locally stored file or existing downloaded video. Youtube has very strong privacy policies But, they have access to your internet logs and your searched history on the internet is stored in cookies and there might exist a cache file again a specific website. Youtube has a strong recommendation ...


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YouTube didn't "know" when you played the media from your local hard drive. But it "knew" that you were interested in John Redbourne when you accessed the media on YouTube (in this case, when you downloaded it). Just a note of caution though, downloading media from YouTube might violate its terms and conditions.


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"Monitor" can mean many things. Monitor Your Traffic If the client is not controlled by the employer, they can only monitor your traffic across the VPN on their side and not your file system/desktop. 2-way communication does not mean that they suddenly can log into your machine. It means that the traffic from the employer network might also reach your ...


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How can I know if split-tunneling is activated? With the VPN enabled, open your web browser, and point your browser to www.whatismyip.com. What IP does it show that you are coming from? If it's the IP assigned to you by your ISP, then split-tunneling is enabled. If it's an IP on your company's network, then split tunneling is not enabled.


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Lets turn this question around. What can Bob do to monitor your network traffic? And what can you do to stop it? Since you are at Bob's house. Bob controls his router configuration. All your network traffic goes through his router. If he has the technical skill and equipment, he can monitor every packet you send. An easy and common thing for people ...


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Let's take this from Tor backward. Yes using Tor is likely going to maximize your privacy and anonymity. That said, Tor comes with usability issues that may not be worth the pain for your needs. You can try Tor easily enough by downloading and running TBB (Tor Browser Bundle). Anyone who can access the router traffic can see that you are using Tor but no ...


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Alice sends invite to Bob's email to join the game, with the link she provided, which has a gift associated, from Alice. When Bob, or anyone who has access to Bob's email clicks on the special link, the game registration page opens up, with regular checks for a valid account, and upon registration Bob gets the gift added to the new account. If Bob doesn't ...


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It means they will not post it in public places, not show it on other people devices, things like that. It's like those sites who ask your email and say it will be kept private, unlike your picture and nickname that are public. It's not private on the crypto sense, more on layman's sense... It does not mean it's encrypted in any way or form, or only you can ...


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