How to install Rootkit Hunter in linux ?

DeeKay August 29, 2011 at 6:43 pm · Linux

Below steps shows you how to install Rootkit Hunter in linux –

Rkhunter or Rootkit Hunter is a scanning tool that scans back doors, local exploits and also for root kits in your server.

# wget http://nchc.dl.sourceforge.net/sourceforge/rkhunter/rkhunter-1.3.6.tar.gz

# tar -xvzf rkhunter-1.3.6.tar.gz

# cd rkhunter*

# ./installer.sh –layout default –install

Usage,

# /usr/local/bin/rkhunter -c

Updating Rkhunter,

# rkhunter –update

Note: Check latest version at http://nchc.dl.sourceforge.net/sourceforge/rkhunter/.