Detecting / Checking Rootkits with Chkrootkit and rkhunter Software

    Date29 Jan 2008
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    Posted ByBrittany Day
    A great find (from NixCraft) for a quick overview on the available programs to detect and check for rookits on your machine:

    A rootkit is a program (or combination of several programs) designed to take fundamental control (in Unix terms "root" access, in Windows terms "Administrator" access) of a computer system, without authorization by the system

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