- System Tools
- Device Assistants
- Rootkit Hunter
Download of Rootkit Hunter 1.4 for Mac was on the developer's website when we last checked. We cannot confirm if there is a free download of this app available.
Please check the Mac app with an antivirus before launch as it is downloaded from the developer's website, and we cannot ensure that it is safe. The actual developer of this free software for Mac is Apple Inc. The application lies within System Tools, more precisely Device Assistants. The most popular versions of Rootkit Hunter for Mac are 0.2 and 0.1.
From the developer:
Rootkit scanner is a scanning tool to ensure you for about 99.9%* you're clean of nasty tools. This tool scans for rootkits, backdoors and local exploits by running tests like:
- MD5 hash compare
- Look for default files used by rootkits
- Wrong file permissions for binaries
- Look for suspected strings in LKM and KLD modules
- Look for hidden files
- Optional scan within plaintext and binary files
You may want to check out more Mac applications, such as Product Hunt, Highlight Hunter Free or Witches' Legacy: Hunter and the Hunted Collector's Edition, which might be similar to Rootkit Hunter.
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