Category: Linux Hacking

Jul 28 2017

EvilAbigail – Automated Evil Maid Attack For Linux

EvilAbigail is a Python-based tool that allows you run an automated Evil Maid attack on Linux systems, this is the Initrd encrypted root fs attack. An Evil Maid attack is a type of attack that targets a computer device that has been shut down and left unattended. An Evil Maid attack is characterized by the […] The post EvilAbigail –...

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Apr 22 2017

BEURK – Linux Userland Preload Rootkit

BEURK is an userland preload rootkit for GNU/Linux, heavily focused around anti-debugging and anti-detection. Being a userland rootkit it gives limited privileges (whatever the user has basically) vs a superuser or root level rootkit. Features Hide attacker files and directories Realtime log cleanup (on utmp/wtmp) Anti process and login detection...

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Sep 08 2016

Linux kernel.org Hacker Arrested After Traffic Stop

So it seems the alleged kernel.org hacker has finally been caught, kinda by accident after being stopped for a traffic violation. It was quite a high profile hack, especially in the open source community as anyone downloading kernel files during that period could have theoretically been compromised. It’s unlikely the kernel code was actually...

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May 27 2016

wildpwn – UNIX Wildcard Attack Tool

wildpwn is a Python UNIX wildcard attack tool that helps you generate attacks, based on a paper by Leon Juranic. It’s considered a fairly old-skool attack vector, but it still works quite often. The simple trick behind this technique is that when using shell wildcards, especially asterisk (*), the UNIX shell will interpret files beginning...

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