how can i identify this unknown network.
It is your connection to the internet, not an unknown network. Disconnecting your device from the Hub's Wi-Fi should change the Connectivity (IPv4/IPv6) value to Disconnected; a less drastic indicator is the IPv4 default gateway value of 192.168.0.1 which is the IP Address for your Hub.
traceroute to any ip address always show 10.53.36.229
Likely your are seeing 10.53.36.229 at hop 2 of the trace route result and it is the IP Address for a Virgin Media device that forms part of their network's infrastructure over which your network traffic travels.
hundreds of pounds lost in illegitimate uber card transactions last week.
i feel like my online activity is being watched.
Sorry to read that. Hopefully Uber and / or your credit card provider have refunded you for the fraudulent transactions and provided appropriate advice to protect yourself against such fraud in future.
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