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Re: I've been hacked by DevilSoul

On Fri, Jan 11, 2002 at 03:43:11PM +0100, Preben Randhol wrote:
> > agreed.  full disk format and reinstall from backup is the only secure
>                                 ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
> This is not safe at all if you mean reinstall programs too. You should
> reinstall programs from the net/CD distro and update all programs that
> has security fixes. 
> You should only install user files and not configuration files without
> checking.

Yes.  Sorry if I didn't make that clear.  I just wanted to emphasize
that there was no secure away to avoid a full disk wipe.


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