Linux Detecting Rootkits

Posted by nixcraft on Jan 28, 2008 5:26 AM EDT
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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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not if system is already compromised gus3 2 1,383 Jan 28, 2008 11:59 AM

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