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Discover Rootkits With Unhide

May 18, 2011, 15:03 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Joe Brockmeier)

[ Thanks to An Anonymous Reader for this link. ]

"The unhide utility is available, at least, on recent releases of Debian and Ubuntu. The Ruby script is available on Launchpad, but it's not available in any of the recent releases yet. I'd recommend grabbing both -- the legacy utility seems prone to false positives. It may still be useful, but I'd have both just in case. It's also unclear whether it's still under development -- the site for the utility 404s now. Both are open source software, of course."

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