[K12OSN] uh oh

anthony baldwin anthonybaldwin at snet.net
Thu Dec 16 03:49:18 UTC 2004

Burke Almquist wrote:
> Someone probably figured out your user password and changed it.
> On Dec 15, 2004, at 4:04 PM, anthony baldwin wrote:
>> I ended up rebooting the machine and logging in as root, checked users 
>> & groups settings, and, sure enough,
>> appeared as though my password has been changed.
>> The root password was not altered, just my user password.
>> Could this mean that my machine was somehow compromised?
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This would have to have been done remotely.
The computer was alone in my room at home all day,
but connected to the internet.

How may I check this out further?

Anthony Baldwin
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