[users]anti-spyware/ad-ware for linux

Jimmy Wu jimmywu013 at gmail.com
Wed Aug 29 20:00:14 UTC 2007


Tried chkrootkit, and everything seems fine, except for these lines:
Checking `lkm'... You have     3 process hidden for readdir command
You have     3 process hidden for ps command
chkproc: Warning: Possible LKM Trojan installed

Should I be worried, and what should I do?

Thanks

On 8/29/07, Bart Silverstrim <bsilver at chrononomicon.com> wrote:
>
> (``-_-´´) -- Fernando wrote:
> > On Wednesday 29 August 2007 16:19:29 Jimmy Wu wrote:
> >> Hi, I've never heard of any anti-spyware/anti-adware software for
> >> linux.  Are  such things necessary? Thanks Jimmy
> >
> > Not at the moment. It could happen some day in the future, but since
> > there isnt uncessary open ports, or a large user quote, no such
> > "bad-bugs" exist, or at least are known. For the same reason there
> > aint any anti-bad-bugs. There are quite a few Anti-Virus softwares,
> > to be uses not for protection of your machine, but Window$ machines
> > that you might be networked, or maybe share infected files.
>
> Actually, if you're worried about it, run a combo of
> clamav
> chkrootkit
> rkhunter
>
> Those should find most nasties on Linux.
>
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