[ubuntu-uk] Website Hacked..... (now showing online?)

alan c aeclist at candt.waitrose.com
Sat Jun 27 22:00:11 BST 2009

John wrote:
> I run a website, and there's about 2.5 gigs of information on there. The 
> whole lot got deleted and the hackers put a picture of advertising who 
> they were. I have managed to get the host to restore as much as they can 
> back, well, they way they are trying to.
> What is worrying me, is the password was a really strong password, 100 
> strong according to the password generator, and I was wondering, how 
> they managed to get in. I cant help worry that it might be through my 
> netbook. How do I check to see that my computer hasnt been hacked. I 
> know Ubuntu has a virus checker, but the lst time I tried to use it, it 
> was finding programs that were viruses, and these were programs in the 
> Synaptic. I was not able to use it in the end, as I didnt know what was 
> what. Also is there anything I can do to stop my notebook from being 
> hacked.
> Thanks.
> John.,


?? I can see it I think

alan cocks
Ubuntu user #10391
Linux user #360648

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