Process List & Security??

Norberto Meijome freebsd at
Wed Jan 10 13:32:21 UTC 2007

On Wed, 10 Jan 2007 14:12:53 +0100
VeeJay <maanjee at> wrote:

> if there is a Process some is dangerous/ security breach which a Bad User
> has put? Thanks

VJ, if you suspect a  "bad user", then follow standard procedures to determine
whether your security has been breached - the name of the process is *EASILY*
modify by anyone who has got root access to your box (you will definitely not
see "hacker_process_here" listed :).

"standard procedures" - search the web and list archives for them. But to make
it short : if there's nothing of value in your box, just reinstall it
(including a complete reformat of all disks involved).

{Beto|Norberto|Numard} Meijome

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