[CentOS] server is always getting hacked

Wed Jul 1 02:11:07 UTC 2009
Warren Young <warren at etr-usa.com>

Robert Heller wrote:
> (eg 'sudo su -' which is kind if redundant).

A shortcut that I just recently learned: "sudo -s" gives you a root 
shell, like "su".  Not like "su -", because it's not a login shell, so 
you don't get root's .bashrc and such, but you can then "su -" from 
within the root shell without having to give a password.