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  1. David Norman

    How To My recent cable TV odyssey

    What if he hacks into the next dude over who doesn't have an Unlimited Plan? If they have your reports of the MAC addresses, I;m not sure that could track them somehow, but might establish a chronic theft pattern. Legally, would him hacking into someone's network (esp a business in the area)...
  2. David Norman

    How To My recent cable TV odyssey

    Good news since you did all the troubleshooting anyway. What kind of % spikes did it take to not only suck down your router internet bnadwidth half of the splitter, but also stole from the TV side? 200-300% or more like 1000% I wonder if it's worth it to report the guy to someone who can...
  3. David Norman

    How To My recent cable TV odyssey

    That question reminded to ask -- does your Account (either CableCo and/or Router) allow you to see a breakdown of you Internet Use or even a daily Volume to compare pre-Pig, Pig, and post-Pig usage? My account used to allow a daily and even hourly breakdown going back a month or two. Now I'm...
  4. David Norman

    How To My recent cable TV odyssey

    Don't feel guilty about laughing -- I certainly was laughing while I was writing it though it is mostly an in-house joke. And only slightly exagerrated.
  5. David Norman

    How To My recent cable TV odyssey

    You just had to go and trigger my paranoia. You have to know I'm the type that puts tape over the phone/webcams and waves goodnight at the motion detection and smoke/fire/CO detectors in the house. At least I quit saying GoodNight Big Brother a few years ago when the dog started looking at me...
  6. David Norman

    How To My recent cable TV odyssey

    Glad I was misunderstanding the issue, but even worse in dealing with a pretty smart pig apparently. It always shocks me to run a scan when I'm in a busy place and find multiple open paths -- though certainly less often than 4-5 years ago so it's almost hard to believe someone needs to put...
  7. David Norman

    How To My recent cable TV odyssey

    First, I'm glad you found the problem Did you have an open public WiFi network with no password protection at all? Unless I'm misunderstanding I think the loss of TV and slow internet woudl be the best case scenario Or was he actually hacking into your protected WiFi system somehow - did the...
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