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Here is the rootkit check I use..

http://www.chkrootkit.org/

On Saturday 01 May 2004 10:17 am, Peter Jay Salzman wrote:
> btw, there are packages that look for the most common root kits.  i
> forget what they're called; i'm sure someone here knows.  there's a
> couple of them available as deb packages.  i'm sure you can freshmeat
> for them.  but even so, as long as you were careful to leave everything
> not in /usr/local and /home alone, then backing up /etc and reinstalling
> shouldn't be too painful.  this is one of the areas where debian's anal
> notion of "policy" is so useful.
>
> but these packages should be used to LOOK for hackers, not for damage
> control once hackers get in:
>
> the truth is, if you even suspect that they got root access in ANY way
> shape or form (and getting the root password is one out of a billion
> ways to gain root access), then you should really install from scratch.
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Mark Street, RHCE
http://www.oswizards.com
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