How to Install chkrootkit in Ubuntu 18.04

Install chkrootkit by entering the following commands in the terminal:

sudo apt update
sudo apt install chkrootkit


rootkit detector

The chkrootkit security scanner searches the local system for signs that it is infected with a 'rootkit'. Rootkits are set of programs and hacks designed to take control of a target machine by using known security flaws. . Types that chkrootkit can identify are listed on the project's home page. . Please note that where chkrootkit detects no intrusions, this does not guarantee that the system is uncompromised. In addition to running chkrootkit, more specific tests should always be performed.


Version: 0.52-1

Section: universe/misc