Home » Linux » RootCheck A Trojan And Rootkit Detector For Linux


RootCheck is an Open Source software that scans all the system looking for possible problems (RootKit Detection), system auditing and policy monitoring parts of OSSEC. The result of the scan can be sent to an e-mail and you can choose between the html or text format. RootCheck is an extremely useful open source software for servers since it scans the server and finds any problems on it.

It is a very simple software. Just download, unpack, compile and execute it. It will scan the whole system and print if it founds or not anything.

Installation of RootCheck
1. # wget http://www.ossec.net/rootcheck/files/rootcheck-2.0.tar.gz
2. # tar -zxvf rootcheck-2.0.tar.gz
3. # cd rootcheck-2.0
4. # make
5. # ./ossec-rootcheck

If you would like to force a scan again type this command


To download directly from the site





Focus On the Responsive Mobile Website
Mobile Website or Mobile App
Technology is bringing about a drastic change to the hiring industry
Five Ways To Use Your iPad For Business
Outlook Mail App Review


Follow Us

Visit Us On TwitterVisit Us On FacebookVisit Us On GooglePlusVisit Us On PinterestVisit Us On YoutubeCheck Our Feed

Subscribe To The Technology Geek

Join Premium

Enjoy All The Benefits Of Premium

  • Access To Premium Content Only Available To Members
  • Digital Copy Of My Book The Pangram Killer
  • Coupons for quality sites affiliated with us
  • Access To All Short Stories
  • Free Plug On Podcast
  • Get first notice and exclusive access to events and meetups