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 Various ways of detecting rootkits in GNU/Linux

This is a detailed review of two scripts which are available for Linux and Unix alike which does a good job of detecting if your computer is infected by a rootkit. A rootkit is a (collection of) tool(s) a hacker installs on a victim computer after gaining initial access. It generally consists of network sniffers, log-cleaning scripts, and trojaned replacements of core system utilities such as ps, netstat, ifconfig, and killall.
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 (Submitted by sas Wed Dec 20, 2006 )

  


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