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Rootkit Hunter 1.00 RC1 released
From: Michael <ezine () computerpech nl>
Date: Sun, 07 Dec 2003 21:36:35 +0100


First release (test release) of 'Rootkit Hunter' is public available. Still a test release but ready to use.

Project page:
http://www.rootkit.nl/projects/rootkit_hunter.html

Description:
Rootkit Hunter scans files and systems for known and unknown rootkits, backdoors, and sniffers. The package contains one shell script, a few text-based databases, and optional Perl modules. It should run on almost every Unix clone.

System requirements: UNIX (clone), BASH shell, Perl (optional)
Audience: System administrators, IT security experts
Homepage: http://www.rootkit.nl
Download: http://downloads.rootkit.nl/rkhunter-1.00RC1.tar.gz
Documentation: See FAQ for installation tips (http://www.rootkit.nl/articles/rootkit_hunter_faq.html) Development: developed on a FreeBSD system, tested on other platforms like Red Hat Linux, Debian.
More information: http://www.rootkit.nl/projects/rootkit_hunter.html

If you are interested, please test it so I can make this tool even better.

Beware, 'false positives' are possible to this release. Are you in doubt? Problems? Contact me (http://www.rootkit.nl/contact/)

Michael
Rootkit.nl



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