Spam Spam Spam Spam

Ya, the spam thing was still happeneing as of 10am Monday morning.
Still pissing me off, gotten to a point where I locked down the router for everyone, then realised that it was the Linux box.
So I did the only thing I could think of, reformat and start again.
No big deal really, I’m becoming an old hat at it, and since it’s not the system where I do everything, it’s not such a big deal. Just backup the website, the forum(both easy to do) and then reload the whole thing.
This time I’m not installing as many server, just Apache. And I’m not screwing around with any of the security, just going to get it online(which it is) and then that’ll be it.
Then I have to monitor it for a while. Just to make sure the same thing doesn’t happen again. Problem is, at least part of it I guess, is that I made the owner/group of all the web pages and directories my personal user, which I guess has enough rights to do stuff. This time, it’s someone else, a user/group that is pretty tiny all things considered. Just enough to run Apache, which doesn’t take much I guess.
Still have to read up on all that stuff I guess, but it’s a learning process.

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