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Did I get hacked? Feb 11 2007 07:43PM
Grant (emailgrant gmail com) (6 replies)
Re: Did I get hacked? Feb 27 2007 09:10PM
Alexandros Papadopoulos (apapadop alumni cmu edu)
Re: Did I get hacked? Feb 23 2007 04:44PM
BJ Dierkes (wdierkes 5dollarwhitebox org)
Re: Did I get hacked? Feb 14 2007 03:15PM
terry white (twhite aniota com)
... ciao:

: on "2-11-2007" "Grant" writ:
: my /home/grant/vmware folder have suddenly disappeared.
: I haven't noticed anything else strange yet.
: configure and start shorewall for the first time yesterday
: using a few iptables commands from the Gentoo Home Router Guide, and

i read that, and suspect you rushed into something before you were
prepared for the challenges it preesents. installing a firewall "after"
something goes "WRONG" is not likely to be much help.

"haven't noticed", begs a question about what you chose to inspect in
search of an answer. that is important, but doesn't matter. unless you
can say with absolute confidence that you haven't been compromised, you'd
be "smart" to assume you have.

were it me, i'd rebuild the system, and install the firewall before
exposing the system to the internet.

finally, i recall having read something about codecs that were
problematic, and if memory serves, allowed arbitrary code execution ...

... i'm a man, but i can change,
if i have to , i guess ...

[ reply ]
Re: Did I get hacked? Feb 14 2007 01:11AM
Greg Metcalfe (metcalfegreg qwest net)
Re: Did I get hacked? Feb 13 2007 08:46PM
Isaac Perez Moncho (suscripcions tsolucio com)
Re: Did I get hacked? Feb 13 2007 07:19PM
Manuel Arostegui Ramirez (manuel todo-linux com)


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