Re: hacked, then intrusion detection system
On Sat, 3 Feb 2001, ktb wrote:
> On Sat, Feb 03, 2001 at 07:02:08PM -0300, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> > Hi.
> > I just realized that someone entered my debian box with
> > cablemodem. I couldn't find anything in the logs, but the pump package was
> > deleted.
> > I replaced inetd for xinetd. took off services I didnt't use (It
> > was left all default, as I installed in a rush), and now I'd like a good
> > intrusion detection system.
> > I'd like to hear about any advices about not security (too wide)
> > but tools to run in cron and which may be usefull for this kind of
> > situations.
> Most of what I have read recommends a compete reinstall on a system that has
> been breached. There may be back-doors you don't find. Take a look at -
> Also set up a firewall to help prevent this in the future. There is a
> book at -
> that might be helpful to you. It is redhat based but many good tips.
> You might want to start with the Security-HOWTO at -
> There are many programs like "tripwire", "snort" "portsentry" you might
> want to take a look at.
> You might want to think about getting an older box, 486, P100, along
> those lines and set up a dedicated firewall for your other box(s).
It was already a dedicated firewall. The box runs telnetd (only for
192.168.1.x), squid and ipchains.
can I complete re-install with apt? or I have to do the boot from cd