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Re: Moscowchannel.com hack
FWIW, not even root can unmount a file system that is busy.
> From [email protected] Sun Sep 1 18:17:12 1996
> Subject: Re: Moscowchannel.com hack
> To: [email protected] (snow)
> Date: Sun, 1 Sep 1996 10:09:32 -0500 (CDT)
> Cc: [email protected], [email protected]
> Reply-To: [email protected] (Igor Chudov)
> From: [email protected] (Igor Chudov @ home)
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> snow wrote:
> > On Sat, 31 Aug 1996, Joel McNamara wrote:
> > > Not really crypto, but related to the DOJ hack in a way.
> > >
> > > Moscow Channel is a pretty slick, Russian news/commentary page. Their Web
> > > site was hacked and altered by someone who didn't seem to like Russians all
> > > Just a matter of time before some builds a dedicated Satan type tool that
> > > scans for HTTP server holes or messed up file permissions to make locating
> > > potential victims easy.
> > Write your web site to a CD-ROM and hard-code the base directory into the
> > webserver.
> A hacker who has root can forcibly unmount the cdrom and mount another
> directory on that node. Not a good solution.
> - Igor.