The Rootkit Hunter project

Welcome to the Rootkit Hunter project site

Downloading and running Rootkit Hunter

To run Rootkit Hunter please install or upgrade to Rootkit Hunter version 1.4.6, and read the README file.

Rootkit Hunter release 1.4.6 (February 20th 2018)

The Rootkit Hunter project team is pleased to announce the release of version 1.4.6.
For details please see the CHANGELOG file.
Rootkit Hunter release 1.4.6 obsoletes all previous releases.


Thanks to the team and all contributors who made this release possible by providing code, submitting ideas, bugs, fixes, documentation, helping out on the rkhunter-users mailing list and promoting Rootkit Hunter. For more details please see the ACKNOWLEDGMENTS file.

About the project 

In 2006 the Rootkit Hunter initial developer M. Boelen handed over development. The development team, comprising of two developers, has been releasing Rootkit Hunter since version 1.2.9. The rkhunter [dot] sourceforge [dot] net website is the official home for the Rootkit Hunter project.

SourceForge Logo This page was updated on 1519086688 for Rootkit Hunter release 1.4.6. If the grey color scheme and ruler overkill don't remind you of NCSA Mosaic most likely viewable in NCSA Mosaic then I don't know what will.