Install RKHunter Against RootKit/Trojan Protection

Rootkit Scanner is tool to ensure Linux web server is not infected with nasty virus like Rootkit, Backdoor and local exploit and etc. Below are the scanning test performed:

– MD5 hash compare
– Change in default files used by Rootkit
– Wrong file permissions for binaries
– suspected strings in LKM and KLD modules
– hidden files
– Optional scan within plain text and binary files

How to Install:

First: Run the command to get the RKHunter Rootkit files on server

$ wget http://space.dl.sourceforge.net/project/rkhunter/rkhunter/1.3.8/rkhunter-1.3.8.tar.gz
$ cd rkhunter-1.3.8
$ sh installer.sh

Installation will get completed soon and after that you are ready to RKHhunter. To see the list of commands which can be executed use: the command below:

$ rkhunter –help

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