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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

This tool is categorized as a system backdooring tool.

EvilAbigail is commonly used for offensive security. Target users for this tool are pentesters and security professionals.

Author and Maintainers

EvilAbigail is under development by Rory McNamara.


Support operating systems

EvilAbigail is known to work on Linux.

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Project details
Latest releaseNo release found
Last updatedSept. 17, 2017

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