How to install rkhunter ?

Rootkit Hunter

Rootkit scanner is scanning tool to ensure you for about 99.9%* you're clean of nasty tools. This tool scans for rootkits, backdoors and local exploits by running tests like:

- MD5 hash compare
- Look for default files used by rootkits
- Wrong file permissions for binaries
- Look for suspected strings in LKM and KLD modules
- Look for hidden files
- Optional scan within plaintext and binary files

Rootkit Hunter is released as GPL licensed project and free for everyone to use.


1)Download rkhunter


cd /usr/local/src/
tar -zxvf rkhunter-1.4.0.tar.gz

2) Install rkhunter

cd /usr/local/src/rkhunter-1.4.0
./ –install
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