John Horne john.horne at
Fri Nov 2 13:06:29 UTC 2007

On Sat, 2007-10-20 at 22:31 -0500, Doug Wyatt wrote:
> Karl Larsen wrote:
> >    I put rootkit in Google and learned they are mainly aimed at Windows. 
> > I know Windows from about XP have a kernel but it really does little. 
> > The rootkit designs I saw were aimed at the kernel for some reason. No 
> > where could I find mention of a Linux rootkit.
> > 
> FWIW, I been running rkhunter on Unix and Linux systems for several
> years, on a regular basis.  I also occasionally run chkrootkit, but
> I like rkhunter better.  It checks for more than 100 rootkits and
> trojans <>
Woah! That's the old web site and no longer accessible. The rkhunter
project was taken over and has now moved to SourceForge:


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