[1]Install RKHunter.
# install from EPEL

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yum –enablerepo=epel -y install rkhunter
[2]Configure and Use RKHunter.
For regular checking, checking script is installed under cron.daily directory and it is executed everyday by Cron.
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vi /etc/sysconfig/rkhunter
# recipient address for report

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# if specified “yes”, scan more detaily

DIAG_SCAN=no

# update database

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rkhunter –update
# update system file properties

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rkhunter –propupd
# execute checking
# –sk means sikpping to push Enter key
# if specified –rwo , display only warnings

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rkhunter –check –sk
[ Rootkit Hunter version 1.4.2 ]

Checking system commands...

  Performing 'strings' command checks
    Checking 'strings' command                               [ OK ]

  Performing 'shared libraries' checks
    Checking for preloading variables                        [ None found ]
    Checking for preloaded libraries                         [ None found ]
    Checking LD_LIBRARY_PATH variable                        [ Not found ]

  Performing file properties checks
    Checking for prerequisites                               [ OK ]
    /usr/sbin/adduser                                        [ OK ]
    /usr/sbin/chkconfig                                      [ OK ]
    /usr/sbin/chroot                                         [ OK ]
    /usr/sbin/depmod                                         [ OK ]
    /usr/sbin/fsck                                           [ OK ]

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System checks summary
=====================

File properties checks...
    Files checked: 121
    Suspect files: 0

Rootkit checks...
    Rootkits checked : 365
    Possible rootkits: 0

Applications checks...
    All checks skipped

The system checks took: 1 minute and 35 seconds

All results have been written to the log file: /var/log/rkhunter/rkhunter.log

No warnings were found while checking the system.

 

Reference: https://www.server-world.info/en/note?os=CentOS_7&p=rkhunter