hiding crontab logs??

From: Matthias Güntert (MatzeGuentert_at_gmx.de)
Date: 07/16/03

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    Date: Wed, 16 Jul 2003 16:55:36 +0200 (MEST)
    To: security-basics@securityfocus.com
    
    

    Hello list,

    my suse linux 7.3 server has been hacked. The hacker frequently started a
    reverse netcat shell via crontab. But how was the hacker able to hide his
    tracks? I frequently check my logs! As far as i know crontab writes entries into
    /var/log/messages. Also i wasn't able to see anything via crontab -l.
    Any help on this would be appreciated.

    Best Regards

    M.Güntert

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