[OT] Hosed Xubuntu system

Richmond Mathewson richmondmathewson at gmail.com
Sun Nov 27 15:54:36 EST 2016


I am slowly recovering my stuff: estimated completion about 2 weeks . . .

I was naive enough to think that backing up data onto other hard drives 
within the same computer was safe.

I was unaware that there was malware for Linux :(

Richmond.

On 11/27/16 10:39 pm, J. Landman Gay wrote:
> On 11/27/16 5:43 AM, Richmond Mathewson wrote:
>> I turned on my Xubuntu system this morning and found *nothing*,
>>
>> so I started the machine up from a GParted boot disk and found that not
>> only
>>
>> had my boot disk been deleted, all the files on my other 2 hard drives
>> had vanished
>>
>> and were not recoverable by GParted.
>>
>> I would be most grateful for any advice in this respect.
>
> Some malware does that.
>





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