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#1 2017-07-05 18:52:38

KrunchTime
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How to Break Into Linux and How to Stop It

I came across the following links when looking up how to use the --force parameter for sulogin.  Interesting stuff...

How to Break into Linux (and How to Prevent This)

How to Hack Your Own Linux System

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#2 2017-07-05 19:02:21

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Re: How to Break Into Linux and How to Stop It

Thank you KT! Haven't read the second one but part way through the first.


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#3 2017-07-05 20:02:28

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Re: How to Break Into Linux and How to Stop It

^ You're very welcome.  Seems that there are a number of ways to break into a Linux box that people may not be aware of.  I know I wasn't.

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#4 2017-07-05 20:22:03

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Re: How to Break Into Linux and How to Stop It

The init=/bin/bash kernel parameter is one trick that is useful yet is a risk especially on a server.it means only if an attacker had physical access to the machine to do this.

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#5 2017-07-06 11:50:24

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Re: How to Break Into Linux and How to Stop It

@KT Thank you for posting! Indeed, interesting articles, good to read about these details.

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#6 2017-07-06 22:21:42

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Re: How to Break Into Linux and How to Stop It

^ You're welcome.  Thank you for the gratitude.

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