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LinuxSecurity.com: Linux.Simile: Windows Virus that Affects Linux Too?

May 31, 2002, 17:30 (39 Talkback[s])

[ Thanks to codez for this link. ]

"{Win32,Linux}/Simile.D is a very complex virus that uses entry-point obscuring, metamorphism, and polymorphic decryption. It is the first known polymorphic metamorphic virus to infect under both Windows and Linux. The virus contains no destructive payload, but infected files may display messages on certain dates...

"We report, you decide on this one, folks..."

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