Rootkit scanner is scanning tool to ensure you for about 99.9%* you're clean of nasty tools. This tool scans for rootkits, backdoors and local exploits by running tests like:
on 10/01/2009 – Made popular on 10/01/2009
On Linux, there are several rootkit scanner tools that help project against known or potential rootkits. One such rootkit detection tool is called Rootkit Hunter (rkhunter). This tutorial describes how to scan a Linux system for rootkits by using rkhunter.
Fast and tiny CMS Wordpress Security scanner to find vulnerable plugins installed and to give related exploits details. Exploits found also for Wordpress version identified. Useful for Penetration Tests tasks and/or for Fun and Profit. Actual version count 240 security tests.
why are there tools to search for rootkits, but none to remove them? also, how will a strict ubuntu user deal with a bios level rootkit? why can windows users get rootkit removal tools but, linux users have to nuke and pave? also what are the purposes of chkroot and rkhunter if they cant remove anything that is found.
What is the best tool that can be used on Linux for IP scanning tool that can bring ping status, hostname, and any other open service. I wish I can find a tool like "The Dude" from Mikrotik, but that works only under Windows.
I know of ClamAV for viruses, but is there an option for scanning AND getting rid of "rootkits" from Windows from inside Linux i.e. Live boot USB? Also spyware and malware scanning would be nice too. Considering on getting into working on and fixing computers (residential) as a side deal.