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I was watching a movie and suddenly I was logged out. When I logged back in, Team Viewer was started immediately, although it's not on startup programs.

Quickly I opened the terminal and gave the command sudo last, but it was not showing anything suspicious. Last but not least, no updates were made​​.

Any idea?

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This site is not fit for urgent matters. It is also very specific to your situation probably. For a forensic analysis on your system consult an expert with access to the machine. A Q&A site is not the right place, really. I'm editing your question as per How do we deal with “urgent!” questions? – gertvdijk Jun 23 '13 at 12:07
If you sincerely feel that your machine has been compromised, take it off-line and rebuild it from scratch. There is not much more we can help you with here as we don't perform forensics. – Kevin Bowen Jun 23 '13 at 12:11
Also, what do you expect for an answer? Do you want to know whether this is suspicious or not? What happened exactly? How to trace the attacker? etc. A statement about what you saw and then "Any idea?" does not really show your actual question. – gertvdijk Jun 23 '13 at 12:11
Tried dmesg | tail or just dmesg? – Host-website-on-iPage Jun 23 '13 at 12:23

Your system was likely not attacked. Teamviewer starts with the system by default (annoying I know, but true anyway) in the latest version I've tried.

The solution is to check both startup programs, and the following locations:


for an entry for Teamviewer, and if it exists, to remove it.

You were likely logged out due to a Xserver crash (this occasionally happens when watching videos or playing games, especially on proprietary drivers in my experience). Make sure that you apply any updates you may have missed.

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well, thanks for your answer, but stil....i just checked in /home/my-username/.config/autostart and there are only 2 programs (dropbox.desktop and remina-applet.desktop) – iuliancalin Jun 23 '13 at 21:08
in /usr/share/...autostart folder does not exist – iuliancalin Jun 23 '13 at 21:16
I have the system up to date – iuliancalin Jun 23 '13 at 21:26
Run locate autostart and look for a Teamviewer.desktop file in any of the folders you find. – RolandiXor Jun 24 '13 at 5:00

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