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Re: Found, a new rootkit



On Fri, 2006-03-31 at 13:20, Gene Heskett wrote:

> >They use these botnets to distribute spam, launch DDOS, or whatever
> >else their imagination came come up with.  Either of those would
> >contribute to an increase in bandwidth usage.
> 
> Humm, we were in fact subjected to a DDOS attack early last sunday 
> morning, which lead to the traffic servers demise & rebuild.
> Got us listed at spamcop & our mail died.

Or more likely, your box was participating in a DDOS. Do
you have any idea what exploit might have been used to
install the programs you found?   

-- 
  Les Mikesell
   lesmikesell gmail com



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