Re: IP Flooding

Discussion in 'Computer Security' started by 5150, Aug 19, 2003.

  1. 5150

    5150 Guest

    On Tue, 19 Aug 2003 17:28:58 GMT, David Postill
    <> wrote:

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    >In article <>, on Tue, 19 Aug 2003
    >10:00:19 -0400, 5150 <> wrote:
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    >| On Tue, 19 Aug 2003 09:54:12 -0400, 5150 <> wrote:
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    ><snip>
    >
    >| Do a search on your HDD's for the file cygwin*.dll. If this file
    >| exists you have probably been hacked.
    >
    >Rubbish.
    >
    >Cygwin is a Linux-like environment for Windows. It consists of two parts:
    >
    > A DLL (cygwin1.dll) which acts as a Linux emulation layer providing
    > substantial Linux API functionality.
    >
    > A collection of tools, which provide Linux look and feel.
    >
    >I (and countless others) have installed cygwin and are very happy with it.
    >
    >I haven't been hacked.
    >
    ><davidp />


    cygwin1.dll is commonly used within windows root kits, so it would be
    better to search for it to be sure that's all.
    5150, Aug 19, 2003
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