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Re: brute force ssh attack



On Wed, Apr 27, 2005 at 05:22:07PM -0500, Jeff Vian wrote:
> it also infects files in /bin as stated by symantic and as stated by
> Daniel.  Thus it has some method of getting root privileges.

Nah, it just *tries* to infect files in /bin, and does if it happens to have
write privileges. Therefore: don't run as root, and only run trusted
programs with root privileges.

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