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Seems i have been comprimised... someone or some script installed a proxy (squid)... what do
u think they wanted to use that used for? And why would it change my root password? And my firewall is gone! And all the logs are gone?
Step 1... unplug network
Step 2... Replace your root password
Step 3... figure out why your firewall was so terribly ineffective
Step 4... shutdown or update any external services
Step 5... plugin network
it's kinda an amateurish attempt, normally one would not want to call attention to the break in, if they want to use your bandwidth for any length of time, by changing the password and deleting the logs.