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Can someone please figure this out?

by intheb0x / May 5, 2013 3:03 AM PDT

So my gf has some issues, no need to get into it but bipolar ddisorder and paranoia is a couple of them.

I'm constantly being accused of having her "cell phone" tapped like I'm some government agent or something.

Anyways yesterday night she claims she "caught the silver tuna" her exact words whatever that means and proved I got her phone tapped and sent me this two images, which to me looks like a router setup page showing the active connections, nothing more, how is this proving anything besides that there were devices actively connected to the Internet, to wifi? Can someone explain to me and debunk her skizo thinking that this doesn't show anything more than devices using wifi, i am right, right?


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Otherwise image
by intheb0x / May 5, 2013 3:05 AM PDT

Sorry seen I posted two of the same pics here the other one.

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I don't know how my phone did that.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / May 5, 2013 3:21 AM PDT

I have a phone that I'm going to not detail much about but it has a setting to actively seek out open WiFi and connect without me asking. I have not spent the time to turn that off as I use it as a phone and well, it could connect like you noted.

Let's hope you can craft a good answer someday but all I can add is yup, my phone did attach to your network and I can't tell you why.
Bob

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It was my wifi lol
by intheb0x / May 5, 2013 6:38 AM PDT

I have road runner and a really nice tp link router, so I have wifi setup.
Somehow she claiming I tapped her phone with my wifi.
I'm just trying to clarify so she can see that those pics she sent me an nothing more than just the general router setup page showing the devices connected to the network.
Right?

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Seems to me you need a new GF.
by Dafydd Forum moderator / May 5, 2013 6:51 AM PDT
In reply to: It was my wifi lol

Looks like your kit is pukka but your gf needs a new hdd.

Dafydd.

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Why not lock that device out of your network?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / May 5, 2013 7:03 AM PDT
In reply to: It was my wifi lol

Then it won't show?

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Guys we are getting off track here..
by intheb0x / May 5, 2013 3:23 PM PDT

Can someone just back me up here that there is NO possible way to tap someone's phone just because they connected to your wifi, i mean she thinks because of her connecting to my wifi that I can see her entire phone, texts, phone calls whatever. Its absolutely false and impossible.
Wifi is for Internet connections only, there no possible way I'd be able to see anything software related on her phone, rather it be her sending a sms or sending a email or going to some dudes page on Facebook.

That's what I'm getting at.

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I can't do that.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / May 6, 2013 1:57 AM PDT

If you read the "crack to own" challenges they have been able to crack into devices like that. Wish I had better news for you. My best advice is to disallow such users from your network.
Bob

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