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Old 11-12-2008, 05:55 PM   #1
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Question Best thing to do if I get hacked?

Hey. I currently run Debian 4 Etch.

I was wondering the best things to check and possible applications to run on my Debian box if it were to be hacked and a multitude of things became changed.

I assume I could run a chroot kit on my system, as well as use the ps command to see if any new programs are running, but is there anything else I should consider doing both before and after I get hacked? I'm mainly looking for what to do after I get hacked if I failed to protect myself before hand.

I still feel kind of new to Linux so I am not too sure what all to look for when this sort of intrusion happens.

Example problem I might face: What if the 'ls' command is modified and lies to me about what files are in a directory, how would I be able to fix that?
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