Botnet attacks SSH servers

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  1. ronjor

    ronjor Global Moderator

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  2. Longboard

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    Linux is not invulnerable..
    http://www.esecurityplanet.com/feat...Con-Exploits-Show-Why-Linux-Is-Vulnerable.htm
    Not FUD: genuine interest in loopholes
    Over my head but still some user action required ??

    The noted exploit is -well-above my head but certainly being used:
    http://forums.cpanel.net/f185/attacks-targeting-phpmyadmin-162302.html
    http://www.directadmin.com/forum/showthread.php?t=37262

    Also:
    http://www.dslreports.com/forum/r24640843-Botnet-Trend-phpMyAdmin-SSH-Attacks
    and
    http://www.debian.org/security/2010/dsa-2034
     
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