What does this look like to you folks.

SJ Wright sjwright68@charter.net
Tue Sep 28 08:14:00 GMT 2010

First, a little background:

In quite a few previous edits of my .bash_aliases file, I've used the 
same alias to cd to a particular folder. Tonight I typed it in and got 
the following as a return:
> [/cygdrive/c/blu/newest]
> mintty-cygwin>>smith
> + laugh
> + pwd
> /cygdrive/c/blu/newest
> + cd /cygdrive/c/taiga/
> + pwd
> /cygdrive/c/taiga
> + cd /cygdrive/c/taiga
> [/cygdrive/c/blu/newest]
When I went to view .bash_aliases in nano, the alias 'smith' (changed at 
my prerogative for discussion on this list) was missing. As far as I 
know, it was there as recently as 5 AM today; I believe I used it around 
noon today (27 September) as well.

Should I be worried? I've never heard of Cygwin being a target for  
--the precise term escapes me at the moment so I'll say-- this kind of 
intrusion, if that's what it is.  As for potential "routes in," I have 
sshd running on cygrunsrv but nothing else. Time to change my login 
password, maybe?

Steve W.

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