Works With Distributions
  • Debian
  • Fedora
  • Mandriva
  • openSUSE
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux
  • SUSE Enterprise Linux
  • Ubuntu
# Rootkit Hunter scans files and systems for known and unknown rootkits, # backdoors, and sniffers. The package contains one shell script, a few # text-based databases, and optional Perl modules. This tool scans for # rootkits, backdoors, and local exploits by running tests like: # # * Comparing MD5 hashes # # * Looking for default files used by rootkits # # * Checking for wrong file permissions for binaries # # * Looking for suspected strings in LKM and KLD modules # # * Looking for hidden files # # * Optionally scanning within plain text and binary files # # * Checking software versions # # * Testing applications # # Authors: # -------- # Michael Boelen
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That Tool finds rootkits.
Reviews (1)
byShaneH57, December 20, 2009
This is a great app to scan your computer for rootkits. If you are using Ubuntu just type in the command sudo apt-get install rkhunter. When you want to run this app, just type sudo rkhunter.

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