Tag: malware

Rootkit Hunter for Linux

Rootkit Hunter is a security monitoring and analyzing tool for POSIX compliant systems. Well, at least that is the official definition for this utility. From the man pages, rkhunter is a shell script which carries out various checks on the local system to try and detect known rootkits and malware. It also performs checks to see if commands have been...

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SARDU, the Antivirus Rescue Disk Utility

When it comes to the removal of a virus, Trojan, pest, or some other malicious application, it has been my practice to isolate the problem by removing it from the equation. What is meant by that is that there are cases where the system is inoperable or where several applications have been hijacked like Task Manager, Registry Editor, and other…

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