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Unix.Penguin

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
March 4, 2000
Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:36:14 AM
Also Known As:
~UNIX/Jaded, SH/Penguin.A, Linux/Penguin
Type:
Trojan Horse

Unix.Penguin is a simple, malicious Unix shell script program. The detection for Unix.Penguin detects any Unix shell script that tries to mail out the system password data file.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version March 9, 2000
  • Latest Rapid Release version August 8, 2016 revision 023
  • Initial Daily Certified version March 9, 2000
  • Latest Daily Certified version August 9, 2016 revision 001
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date pending
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Writeup By: Raul Elnitiarta

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