Web pages about security after site hacked

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Tip provided by Howard Mann
> Hi,
>  I was using a Linux system (Red Hat 5.1) at my office and after a few
> weeks it got hacked. [..]
> I would like to know what
> precautions to take this time. Is there a check list that could  help
> me?  Previously, I had no security measures on, had anonymous ftp,
> sendmail and httpd running (as root :-( ).

You've got work to do:-(

References:    http://rlz.ne.mediaone.net/linux/index3.shtml (EXCELLENT)
               http://redhat-security.seifried.org/section01/index.html
               http://sysfail.org/sekurity/skull-ln.htm

These will get you started.

Good luck.

-
Howard Mann
http://www.xmission.com/~howardm
(a LINUX website for newbies)

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