Re: chkrootkit output
On Friday 20 August 2004 20:20, Kjetil Kjernsmo wrote:
> On fredag 20. august 2004, 09:32, Adam Funk wrote:
>> Why are these files flagged as suspicious,
> They all begin with a period, so they don't show with ls
> (you need ls -a) to see them. dot-something are frequently used to
> store config information in user's home directories, but have little
> use beyond that, AFAIK. But since they are slightly hidden, I would
> guess it is the only reason why they are flagged.
So chkrootkit lists all dotted files in certain directories?
>> and should they concern me?
> Can't give an authoritative answer to that, but usually, no. However,
> you might just have a look and them and see if they look suspicious...
I'll take a look.