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VNUNet: Linux based Trojan gets a closer look

Sep 08, 2001, 12:08 (27 Talkback[s])
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"In light of the interest in the recently discovered Linux based Remote Shell Trojan, has uncovered more details of the worm's functionality in a bid to dispel any fear, uncertainty and doubt.

Security experts analysing the Trojan have said that it infects Linux Executable and Linking Format (ELF) files, initially surfacing in the /bin directory.

It should be noted, however, that infected ELF files will remain fully functional so as to hide the infection."

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