Diamorphine

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Tool and Usage

Diamorphine is a so-called LKM rootkit for Linux. It runs on different kernels in the 2.6, 3.x, and 4.x branch.

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Why this tool?

Rootkits are typically considered to be malware, or malicious software. With the intent to hide, this type of software is often used after a breach. Learning about how it works can be useful for security researchers and security professionals.

How it works

This rootkit is using the Linux functionality of loadable kernel modules (LKM). It can be loaded with insmod or modprobe, after which is will start doing its nefarious job.

Usage and audience

Diamorphine is commonly used for learning. Target users for this tool are security professionals.

Tool review

The review and analysis of this project resulted in the following remarks for this security tool:

Strengths

  • + The source code of this software is available

Author and Maintainers

Diamorphine is under development by Victor Ramos Mello.

Installation

Support operating systems

Diamorphine is known to work on Linux.

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Project details
Latest releaseNo release found
License(s)BSD 3-clause
Last updatedSept. 19, 2017

Project health

64
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Links

GitHub iconDiamorphine GitHub project

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