Tool and Usage
Evil Abigail automates a so-called evil maid attack. It does so by backdooring the initial ramdisk (initrd) of Linux systems.
Why this tool?
This tool is used to perform an attack that is known as "evil maid".
How it works
For this attack, physical access is needed. After booting from an alternative disk, the initrd of Linux is backdoored. This backdoor can be used to gain access to the system.
Usage and audience
EvilAbigail is commonly used for offensive security. Target users for this tool are pentesters and security professionals.
Supported operating systems
EvilAbigail is known to work on Linux.
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