RKHunter Tools Scan for Rootkits, Backdoors, and Exploits

RKHunter or Rootkit Hunter is a tools in Unix that can help you scan for rootkits, backdoors and possible exploits in your system. You’ll feel a lot safer regarding your system security with this baby. RKHunter was first developed by Michael Boelen which was then he passed it on to eight people and then hosted this project on SourceForge. Continue reading “RKHunter Tools Scan for Rootkits, Backdoors, and Exploits”

How to Checking Rootkits with RKHunter

A rootkit is software that is installed on your server with the purpose of hiding the fact that your server has been compromised and providing access to your server so that the intruder can easily return. It is important to understand that in order for an intruder to install a rootkit they will have to have gained the rights to do so on your server. This means that the first line of defense is good security that prevents the installation of a rootkit. Continue reading “How to Checking Rootkits with RKHunter”