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A forensics investigation into attacks on Linux servers

A forensics investigation into attacks on Linux servers

Andrade, Jhonattan Javier Barriga and Gan, Diane (2012) A forensics investigation into attacks on Linux servers. In: Issues in cybercrime, security and digital forensics. University of Strathclyde Continuing Education Centre, Glasgow, UK, pp. 73-80. ISBN 9780947649852

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Abstract

The aim of this work was to probe a Linux server and then to identify the digital footprint left behind. This investigation focuses mainly on passive attacks using Linux BackTrack5 tools, including Metasploit, Nessus, Whatweb, Nmap, PHP-Backdoor and Weevely. These are commonly used tools which can determine the security flaws and vulnerabilities present that could be exploited. The results of the forensic evidence collection will then be analysed to determine how to identify passive attacks in the future.

Item Type: Conference Proceedings
Title of Proceedings: Issues in cybercrime, security and digital forensics
Additional Information: Papers presented at the 2nd International Conference on Cybercrime, Security and Digital Forensics, held at the University of East London. ISBN 10: 0947649859 12/103
Uncontrolled Keywords: Forensics analysis, passive attack, digital footprint, Backtrack, Linux server, Metasploit, Nessus, Nmap, PHP-Backdoor and Weevely
Subjects: J Political Science > JX International law
Q Science > Q Science (General)
Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
Pre-2014 Departments: School of Computing & Mathematical Sciences
Last Modified: 14 Oct 2016 09:24
Selected for GREAT 2016: None
Selected for GREAT 2017: None
Selected for GREAT 2018: None
URI: http://gala.gre.ac.uk/id/eprint/9945

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