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SubjectRe: forkbombing Linux distributions
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>This will prevent it from exceeding the procs limits, but it will *not*
>completely stop it.

What if the few procs that he may spawn also grab so much memory so your
machine disappears in swap-t(h)rashing?

>The only way to kill it off successfully is to killall
>-9 the script name repeatedly.

As said earlier, killall -STOP first
=> keeps the number of processes constant (so he can't spawn any new ones)

>Of course, you should always use a bat on the user if nothing else works. ;)

Use a keylogger if you distrust, and after a bombing,
look who set us up the bomb.



Jan Engelhardt
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