|Discovery Date||Sometime in 2002 from a Honeynet system|
combines the function of
A hacker using the administrator account (root) on a Linux machine has executed the program.
To stop it, run as root user the command
kill -9 pid_of_false_mingetty or restart the machine.
If this binary is part of a rootkit, extra operations may be needed.
This programs runs as root and hides under the name
[mingetty]. On most system,
you can see the real mingetty program as
The Denial of Service attacks can slow down your network connection.