I run a nightly maintenance job on the computers in my lab to virus scan their Microsoft partitions and be sure their Linux partition is updated. I want the log files emailed to myself for review the next day. I found a simple command line program that is in the Ubuntu / MINT repository and solves all this without need for any configuring. Five minutes work, tops. Tells you if the mail was sent successfully or not.
Current web site hackers look for phpmyadmin in various incarnations / folder names, and something called “muieblackcat”. Good reasons to put PhpMyAdmin somewhere away from the web site.