Cephei
Cephei
Type Prepender
Creator TMZ
Date Discovered 2017
Place of Origin Germany
Source Language Nim
Platform Linux

Linux.Cephei is the very first virus written in Nim. It is an ELF (x86_64) prepender that infects Linux systems only. It is coded by TMZ as a proof of concept and it was released in the source code format.

Variants

- Linux/Cephei.A: initial release, simple ELF prepender. Encrypts host with AES during infection and decodes and runs it during execution.

Sources

Linux.Cephei source analysis

ESET Virusradar Linux.Cephei

ESET Virusradar Linux.Cephei.A

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