Re: Found, a new rootkit

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On Friday 31 March 2006 15:19, Craig White wrote:
>On Fri, 2006-03-31 at 13:39 -0600, Les Mikesell wrote:
>> On Fri, 2006-03-31 at 13:20, Gene Heskett wrote:
>> > >They use these botnets to distribute spam, launch DDOS, or
>> > > whatever else their imagination came come up with.  Either of
>> > > those would contribute to an increase in bandwidth usage.
>> >
>> > Humm, we were in fact subjected to a DDOS attack early last sunday
>> > morning, which lead to the traffic servers demise & rebuild.
>> > Got us listed at spamcop & our mail died.
>> Or more likely, your box was participating in a DDOS. Do
>> you have any idea what exploit might have been used to
>> install the programs you found?
>My money is on sshd - somebody with a weak password.
We found a couple that were downright 

Fixed, with a cluex4 upside the head to the parties involved.


Cheers, Gene
People having trouble with vz bouncing email to me should add the word
'online' between the 'verizon', and the dot which bypasses vz's
stupid bounce rules.  I do use spamassassin too. :-) and AOL/TW attorneys please note, additions to the above
message by Gene Heskett are:
Copyright 2006 by Maurice Eugene Heskett, all rights reserved.

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