Scanning for rootkits with rkhunter

Continuing with the scanning for rootkits articles, we now concentrate on installing and configuring rkhunter.

Rkhunter works in the same manner as chkrootkit (see this article) but rkhunter also scans for other types of exploits.


Scanning for rootkits with chkrootkit

Up-to-date and secure installations, firewalls, limited ssh access and strong passwords are all basic and essential aspects of security.

But what about the content of your Slice? One method of monitoring content is to scan for rootkits.


Scanning for rootkits with Rootcheck

Rootcheck is another great rootkit-checking tool for your Slice. You can never have too many.


Scanning for rootkits with rkhunter (DEPRECATED)

NOTE: This article has been updated. The new version can be reached via this link.

Continuing with the scanning for rootkits articles, we now concentrate on installing and configuring rkhunter.

Rkhunter works in the same manner as chkrootkit (see this article) but rkhunter also scans for other types of exploits.


Scanning for rootkits with chkrootkit (DEPRECATED)

NOTE: This article has been updated. The new version can be reached via this link.

Up-to-date and secure installations, firewalls, limited ssh access and strong passwords are all basic and essential aspects of security.

But what about the content of your Slice? One method of monitoring content is to scan for rootkits.