Detecting Rootkits

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A rootkit is a program designed to take fundamental control of a computer system, without authorization by the systems owners and legitimate managers

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  • Domain - www.cyberciti.biz

  • Category - Linux/Security

  • Submitted By - Devesh Khanna

  • Submitted on - 2008-04-26 21:37:45

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A rootkit is a program designed to take fundamental control of a computer system, without authorization by the system’s owners and legitimate managers. Most rootkits use the power of the kernel to hide themselves, they are only visible from within the kernel. How do I detect rootkits under CentOS or Debian Linux server? ...


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