How to install Rootkit Hunter in 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

# tar -xvzf rkhunter-1.3.6.tar.gz

# cd rkhunter*

# ./ –layout default –install


# /usr/local/bin/rkhunter -c

Updating Rkhunter,

# rkhunter –update

Note: Check latest version at

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