Every few months my cron jobs are deleted, my command history is changed

January 11, 2019 412 views
Ubuntu DigitalOcean

My crontab is removed every few months. It stopps and crontab -l is clear

1 Answer

That’s usually not a good sign. Although I don’t have access to the server and cannot say it with certainty, this could be a sign of a compromised server. Have you noticed any oddities on the server like services stopping or high load? What about the logs in /var/log/, are these 0 byte size logs there?

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