How To Check Your Linux Mint System For Rootkit Infection

Chkrootkit is a great free tool for Linux / Unix based systems which locally checks the system for signs of a rootkit. Visit chkrootkit’s home page for a complete list of rootkits that can be detected using this utility. Here’s how to install and use chkrootkit in Linux Mint / Ubuntu: 1. Issue the following command at the terminal – sudo apt-get install chkrootkit 2. After the...