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Linode Server Security Issue: Outbound DoS

I have received the following Email from Linode which i need an urgent solution to.

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We have detected an outbound denial of service attack originating from your Linode. It appears that a process internal to your Linode is sending large amounts of malicious traffic towards other servers. We ask that you investigate this matter as soon as you are able. Once you have completed your investigation, kindly reply to this ticket with the answers to the following questions:

1) What was the source of the issue?

2) What steps did you take to resolve this issue?

3) What steps did you take to prevent this from occurring again?

Need a contractor to create install a new server to move all my services to and install security tools to avoid a repeat.

Skills: Linux, Web Security, Computer Security, System Admin, Internet Security

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( 8 reviews ) Nairobi, Kenya

Project ID: #22657944

23 freelancers are bidding on average $137 for this job

tanujchugh

Hi, I will check and scan the server for the cause and solve the same. Let me know server logins to start Thanks

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kuldeepvk

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jbosseu

Have worked with linode and security for many years. Can help you with this issue. Let me know.

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sr33raj

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infihost

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MegaCodes

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NitinSheoran

Hello, I'll check your complete server and resolve your issue. Please inbox me for further communication. Thank you.

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isnandu

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webifynet

1) What was the source of the issue? The source could be some part of your code that is making a curl or API request to other server and running on the loop. Also, there is a possibility to someone has put malicious co More

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smartweb4

Hello, I am a senior linux administrator with over 10 years of experience. I have seen and fixed the same issue you are facing many times. Contact me by chat for further details. Thank you.

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