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From: Grant <emailgrant@×××××.com>
To: gentoo-user@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-user] Did I just get hacked???
Date: Thu, 22 Feb 2007 23:42:36
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-user] Did I just get hacked??? by Albert Hopkins
1 > > The contents of my /home/grant/vmware folder have suddenly
2 > > disappeared. I haven't noticed anything else strange yet. I did
3 > > configure and start shorewall for the first time yesterday instead of
4 > > using a few iptables commands from the Gentoo Home Router Guide. I'm
5 > > also running PenguinTV (a video RSS aggregator with an ebuild in
6 > > and transmission (a bittorrent client in portage)
7 >
8 > So someone breaks into your box and the only thing they can think of to
9 > do is remove your ~/vmware directory?
11 It occurred to me this morning that a hacker could have gained access
12 to my system via the vmware guest OS (XP) and then deleted the
13 contents of vmware/ to cover his tracks. Does that sound like a
14 possibility?
16 - Grant
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Re: [gentoo-user] Did I just get hacked??? Neil Bothwick <neil@××××××××××.uk>