boot force attack help

Eric Jensen eric at
Mon Jul 25 17:13:21 MDT 2005

Michael Torrie wrote:

>It sounds like you have a weak root password or a weak user
>password on your machine and someone got in and started attacking others
>the same way.
If you are running an e-mail server you might want to make sure your
e-mail specific user accounts don't have shell access.  Sort of thing
can sometimes be overlooked.


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