InfoWorld: Who do you call to report a computer break-in? Is it time for Internet cops?

Swatch…is one of several Linux programs that lets you
know when certain system events occur. I use it to alert me to
possible break-in attempts.

“There were two series of alerts this morning. The first one
turned out to be a bunch of echo requests from an ad server called

“The second set of alerts told me someone using a dial-in
account from an ISP called Glink Internet was trying to log in to
my gateway.”

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