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Linux.Mirai

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
November 28, 2016
Updated:
January 26, 2017 4:39:51 PM
Type:
Trojan
Infection Length:
Varies
Systems Affected:
Linux
Linux.Mirai is a Trojan horse that executes commands on compromised routers. It may also download potentially malicious files.

For more information, please see the following resources:

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version November 28, 2016 revision 025
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 22, 2017 revision 022
  • Initial Daily Certified version November 29, 2016 revision 002
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 22, 2017 revision 006
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date November 30, 2016
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Ke Zhang

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2016 Internet Security Threat Report, Volume 21
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