Detecting / Checking Rootkits with Chkrootkit and rkhunter Software
Source: NixCraft - Posted by Ryan Berens   
Security Tips A great find (from NixCraft) for a quick overview on the available programs to detect and check for rookits on your machine:

A rootkit is a program (or combination of several programs) designed to take fundamental control (in Unix terms "root" access, in Windows terms "Administrator" access) of a computer system, without authorization by the systemís owners and legitimate managers.

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sdWritten by sameer on 2009-04-20 02:50:54

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