Is there a rootkit hunter in your arsenal?
"After finishing its check for rootkits, rkhunter continued checking my system for malware, promiscuous Ethernet adapters, hidden files, and configuration errors. For example, it found the Debian default for SSH ("RootLoginPermitted = Y") to be a security risk worth mentioning, and left a tip in the logfile recommended using normal user signon and the use of su when root permissions are needed."
(Submitted by Noel Mon Apr 12, 2004 )
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