[techtalk] been hacked...?
curious at curious.org
Mon Jan 15 12:16:17 EST 2001
here is a good quicky guide to get started in your investigation:
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On Mon, 15 Jan 2001, Walt wrote:
> I just traveled to the Philippine Islands for
> nearly 3 weeks. (Sidenote: foreign computer
> situation in that country is uh... interesting :-)
> Upon returning, I was going to check some
> of my log files and discovered my entire /var/log
> directory was missing. Everything seems to
> working fine (except cron which has started
> functioning again after I recreated the log folder),
> I haven't inspected many config files as yet, but
> I've found no files deleted, my web page has not
> been changed, no files stored in the ftp directory.
> My question is: Is there some other explanation
> as to how the entire directory was deleted, other
> than that my computer was hacked?
> When we are planning for posterity, we ought to remember that
> virtue is not hereditary.
> Thomas Paine
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