Rootkit Detectors/ Malware Scanning Tools

What is Tripwire?
Tripwire is a directory and file integrity checker. This tool helps system administrators and users in checking a designated set of files for changes. This tool can notify administrators if there are tampered or corrupted files so damage control measures can be taken.

Is Tripwire Free?
Open source Linux version of this tool can still be found at SourceForge but the company Tripwire Corp is now focused on their paid enterprise configuration control offerings.

Does Tripwire Work on all Operating Systems?
It works on Linux, MAC OS X and Windows operating systems.

What are the Typical Uses for Tripwire?
Tripwire products are useful for detecting intrusions after an event. It can can serve other purposes such as assurance, integrity, policy compliance and change management.