Setting up Root Kit Hunter on CentOS 6.x

1. Install Rkhunter


yum install -y rkhunter file

2. Update Rkhunter


rkhunter --update

3. Run a Test Scan (help to prevent false positives):


rkhunter -c

4. Setup a daily scan report:

vi /etc/cron.daily/rkhunter
-----------------//--------------
#!/bin/bash
(
/usr/bin/rkhunter --versioncheck --nocolors
/usr/bin/rkhunter --update --nocolors
/usr/bin/rkhunter --checkall --nocolors --skip-keypress
) | /bin/mail -s 'rkhunter Daily Run ' your@email.tld
exit 0
-----------------//--------------

5. Change premissions:


chmod 700 /etc/cron.daily/rkhunter

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