[ale] got hacked

Mark Angeli webmaster at tinyminds.org
Thu Feb 26 18:24:27 EST 2004


Just because your box was being used as a relay does not mean someone
has access to it. 

Check the POSTFix docs for disallowing relaying.


On Thu, 2004-02-26 at 17:50, Emil P. Man wrote:
> alers,
> okay I am so embarassed to come to you guys with this, but I got hacked 
> :( Secure OS, bad Sysadmin from my part. I was running some tests on my 
> postfix MTA and just glanced at the logs. I became a spam relay for sure :(
> now the question is, what do i do? I need to secure this box, amd I 
> would like to know if you guys have seen a howto on securing your box so 
> it doesn't get turned into a spam box like mine did :(
> emil
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