Speakeasy forum

General discussion

See What You Share on P2P.... *YIKES!!*

The best things in life are free, or so it is said. But when it comes to
P2P file sharing, what was once thought to have been free may have come
with a price.

See What You Share On P2P is a site devoted to showcasing all sorts of
files that were 'found' on P2P networks. Most files featured are fairly
embarrassing, and were obviously not meant to be shared. Be it a bank
statement, a letter of apology to a loved one, or a $280,000 promissory
note, these files make great reading for the nosey, while providing a cold
reminder of the risks involved in some P2P networks.

http://www.seewhatyoushare.com/

Discussion is locked
You are posting a reply to: See What You Share on P2P.... *YIKES!!*
The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited. Please refer to our CNET Forums policies for details. All submitted content is subject to our Terms of Use.
Track this discussion and email me when there are updates

If you're asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and any other specifics related to the problem. Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums--revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended.

You are reporting the following post: See What You Share on P2P.... *YIKES!!*
This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our staff. Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community.
Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post. Please try again now or at a later time.
If you believe this post is offensive or violates the CNET Forums' Usage policies, you can report it below (this will not automatically remove the post). Once reported, our moderators will be notified and the post will be reviewed.
Collapse -
Re: See What You Share on P2P.... *YIKES!!*

In reply to: See What You Share on P2P.... *YIKES!!*

Yep, can recall being warned about the ability of snooping several years ago with P2P. This is the 1st hard evidence I've seen. Apparently all these 'Firewalls' including ZoneAlarm cannot help since you apparently authorize access.

Collapse -
Re: See What You Share on P2P.... *YIKES!!*

In reply to: Re: See What You Share on P2P.... *YIKES!!*

Yup, if you know a kid in your neighborhood, casually ask him to show you the wonders of Kaaza. When he starts it for you, ask him to look for a "song" called "*.doc" It will scour the world for all the shared Microsoft Word documents it can find. Have him download some of the more interesting looking ones, and then read them for giggles and grins. Then be glad you don't have your computer open to the world...

Some people when they install these file sharing utilities have no idea that they've set their entire C: drive to shared.

dw

Collapse -
(NT) (NT) oops! i thought it meant 'documentary' ;-)

In reply to: Re: See What You Share on P2P.... *YIKES!!*

Popular Forums

icon
Computer Newbies 10,686 discussions
icon
Computer Help 54,365 discussions
icon
Laptops 21,181 discussions
icon
Networking & Wireless 16,313 discussions
icon
Phones 17,137 discussions
icon
Security 31,287 discussions
icon
TVs & Home Theaters 22,101 discussions
icon
Windows 7 8,164 discussions
icon
Windows 10 2,657 discussions

GRAMMYS 2019

Here's Everything to Know About the 2019 Grammys

Find out how to watch the Grammy Awards if you don't have cable and more.