October 16, 2001

How to tell if your Linux box has been cracked

Author: JT Smith

Command Prompt co-founder Joshua Drake offers a quick, basic overview of break-in detection procedures. If your box has been cracked by a run-of-the-mill untalented script kiddie, chances are good that the instructions here will help you explore the tip of that particular iceberg. Detection is nice, but it's after the fact, and as Drake writes, "Linux security is not a 10-minute job." Read at LinuxWorld.


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