RE: what is means ? + rootkits..
> Am I just being paranoid, or is this sort of compromise
> really possible?
And also: If the IDS "was there first" it would trigger on the modified kernel/module/library (or whatever) since it has to differ between the last check _before_ the infection and the first check _after_ infection.
Now, if the exploit was there first, the IDS is a moot point alltogether.
To UNSUBSCRIBE, email to firstname.lastname@example.org
with a subject of "unsubscribe". Trouble? Contact email@example.com