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Re: [suse-security] recovering from a possible hack
  • From: Thomas Biege <thomas@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 11 May 2000 08:58:08 +0200 (MEST)
  • Message-id: <Pine.LNX.4.05.10005110856360.32152-100000@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Wed, 10 May 2000, Chrissy LeMaire wrote:

> hey all,
> Ive got a friend that possibly has a hacked machine.. and has recently
> purchased 6.4. Does he have to format the drive and start from almost
> scratch or will just Updating the system take care of the problem?

to be real sure, that no backdoors are left active after the update he has
to _install_ from scratch.

Could he verify how these ppl get access to his machine?


Bye,
Thomas
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