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Linux Mint backdoor concern.


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#1 auto1571

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Posted 10 October 2016 - 03:58 PM

Hi, I have been directed from the Linux forums to ask this concern here and I will just copy and paste what I asked there:

 

Are you able to answer the concerns about  "Possible Linux/Ebury - Operation Windigo installetd." An attacker can't infect you through just knowing your ip and then looking for vulnerable ports can they?

 

The only vulnerable ports I know of are the Samba ports and they were both closed on my vpn ip and my real ip. Plus I had a firewall set to reject all incoming traffic. The port checkers I used were http://www.canyouseeme.org/ and http://www.yougetsignal.com/tools/open-ports/

 

Also upon I discovered that port 22 ssh was a vulnerable port which I never checked.

 

I'd be very grateful for any help on this. Thanks.



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#2 Al1000

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Posted 10 October 2016 - 05:07 PM

As this question has now been answered in another thread, I'll close this thread to prevent further confusion.




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