Account Deleted

Enabled by default

Service: syslog

Log type: auth.log

An attacker may attempt to tidy up after themselves by deleting an account or simply disrupt normal workflow by deleting legitimate accounts.

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grep "delete user" /var/log/auth.log
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Language: bash
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In order to view this event from the Logs application, select the Security tab and search for userdel.

In order to find the log of a user account creation, enter the command grep "delete user" /var/log/auth.log.