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Re: [Gnumed-devel] URGENT - hacked

From: Karsten Hilbert
Subject: Re: [Gnumed-devel] URGENT - hacked
Date: Sun, 21 Nov 2004 12:31:42 +0100
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> has been hacked, a root kit installed.
Darn, I figured so. It looked damn suspicious. Did you get my
mails btw ? Which rootkit ?

> I am in the process of cleaning up, but it is not easy.
> I rsynced the whole server onto a safe machine, but databases need to be 
> backed up.
What about Wiki data ?

> I will switch that server off on Tuesday, replacement will probably be 
> seamless - I have already commissioned a much faster machine (with 1 GB RAM 
> and 160 GB hdd on a 100MBit internet connection) - but for that one I will 
> not allow others to get root-alike access anymore, after the current 
> disaster.
How will we go about business, eg. access to PostgreSQL for
maintenance ? You might allow me to be able to
 "sudo su - postgres"
however which would quite suffice, I suppose.

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