[olug] Security breach?
dundeemt at gmail.com
Tue Jun 5 22:55:41 UTC 2012
+1 on mail hdrs first. Forging is frequent.
On Jun 5, 2012 4:51 PM, <aric at omahax.com> wrote:
> I would be surprised if you or your system was the cause. I recommend
> looking at the email message headers to see where it came from. You also
> may want to sniff your network to see if you are sending stuff out or
> scanning for port 25 connections.
> > I'm running MandrivaLinux x64 2011 (KDE4) updated behind a commercial
> > Trendnet
> > router.
> > I notice I've begun receiving spam emails supposedly from people in my
> > address
> > book (thunderbird). When I run 'top' I don't find any obvious intruder
> > files. Having received three of these now, all from different addresses
> > and
> > people, I suspect my computer is compromised.
> > This prompted me to check my security settings. Turns out I had left the
> > firewall down from my last full re-install a couple of weeks ago. It's
> > back up.
> > Any suggestions for ridding a Linux system of malware?
> > Jack
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