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The output format is given by the -printf parameter:
%T@ = modify time in seconds since Jan. 1, 1970, 00:00 GMT, with fractional part. Mandatory, hidden in the end.
%TY-%Tm-%Td %TH:%TM:%.2TS = modify time as YYYY-MM-DD HH:MM:SS. Optional.
%p = file path
Refer to http://linux.die.net/man/1/find for more about -printf formatting.
sort -nr = sort numerically and reverse (higher values - most recent timestamp - first)
head -n 5 = get only 5 first lines (change 5 to whatever you want)
cut -f2- -d" " = trim first field (timestamp, used only for sorting)
Very useful for building scripts for detecting malicious files upload and malware injections.
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