ELF/Obsidian-B

Category: Viruses and SpywareProtection available since:24 Feb 2000 00:00:00 (GMT)
Type: Linux executable file virusLast Updated:24 Feb 2000 00:00:00 (GMT)
Prevalence: Small Number of Reports

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This virus walks through the PATH and infects all ELF
binary executables which the user has enough rights to
write to. If the superuser (root) starts an infected
program, it will block both infection and starting of the host program
and display the message "Hell no! Do not run this as root!".