Type Prepender
Creator TMZ
Date Discovered 2014
Place of Origin Brazil
Source Language Vala
Platform Linux

Linux.Zariche is the very first virus written in Vala. 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. Other variants are being developed as stated by the creator.


- Linux.Zariche.A: initial release, simple ELF prepender

- Linux.Zariche.B: a new variant which uses AES to encrypt itself


VX Heaven Release

Linux.Zariche source analysis

ESET Virusradar Linux.Zariche

ESET Virusradar Linux.Zariche.A

ESET Virusradar Linux.Zariche.B

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