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Old 03-23-2004, 12:32 PM   #1
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HI all.I'm newbie and seen some entries in my log.Is this some sort of hack attempt?


MAR 23 10:42:39 robert login[636]: inwalid password for 'su' on tty1
^@^@^@^@^@^@^@^@^@^@^@^@^@^@^@^@^@^@^@^@^@^@^@^@^@^@^@^@^@^@^@^@^@^@^@^@^@^@^@^@^@^@^@^@^@^@^@^@MAR 23 10:45:07 robert su[666]: +tty1 robert-root

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Old 03-28-2004, 04:37 PM   #2
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invalid password for 'su' on tty1
Where "su" is the $LOGNAME (name of user logged in performing su) should be. If the box isn't (publicly) accessable, all sw is updated regularly, access restrictions are in place, the filesystem nor logs or auth indicate tampering, then you could consider it a mistake.
 
  


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