June 3, 2002

Virus affects both Windows and Linux

The Sydney Morning Herald has a story about the Win32,Linux}/Simile.D virus that's supposed to affect Linux as well as Windows. " Win32,Linux}/Simile.D is a very complex virus that uses entry-point obscuring, metamorphism, and polymorphic decryption. The virus contains no destructive payload, but infected files may display messages on certain dates."


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