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Offline BAM

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Linux Under Attack By PHALANX!!!
« on: September 01, 2008, 03:34:03 am »
Linux under attack by PHALANX! http://www.maximumpc.com/article/news/linux_under_attack

"... the attacks appear to use stolen SSH keys to gain access to a system, after which time the attacker uses local kernel exploits to gain root access and install a rootkit called phalanx2. ..."

"... "Phalanx2 appears to be a derivative of an older rootkit named "phalanx" ..."

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Re: Linux Under Attack By PHALANX!!!
« Reply #1 on: September 01, 2008, 04:30:48 am »
lol :-D
Linux is evil alien :-D

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Re: Linux Under Attack By PHALANX!!!
« Reply #2 on: September 01, 2008, 10:34:16 am »
Signature: black and white with a yellow beak and yellow feet. Engage whenever spotted.

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Re: Linux Under Attack By PHALANX!!!
« Reply #3 on: September 01, 2008, 11:14:42 pm »
Just remember to equip your troops with PHALANX flash drives...