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Some body overwrites my index file of every folder at linux server. Is it possible to recover all the files from server to make website in running state.

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Is there anything through which we can avoid such type of Hacking activities.. – Rubyist Sep 17 '10 at 8:34

No, recover them from your backups.

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Sorry Friend, Issue is that previous data belongs to the PHP and now new one is of ROR. But i dnt have any backup, that why this issue arises. Please suggest me other than Backup. – Rubyist Sep 16 '10 at 14:34
Tough shit. You should take daily backups for critical servers. If you haven't got backups, you've learnt a valuable lesson. – Tom O'Connor Sep 16 '10 at 14:38

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