Linux/Clapzok [Threat Name] go to Threat

Linux/Clapzok.A [Threat Variant Name]

Category virus
Size 2874 B
Aliases Virus.Multi.Bi.b (Kaspersky)
  Virus:Linux/Clapzok.A (Microsoft)
  W32.Clapzok (Symantec)
Short description

Linux/Clapzok.A is a cross-platform file infector.


The virus does not create any copies of itself.

Executable file infection

Linux/Clapzok.A is a cross-platform file infector.

It infects files stored in the following folders:

  • %windir%
  • %system%
  • /bin/
  • /usr/bin/

The virus infects files in the current folder.

It infects the following files:

  • Microsoft Windows PE32
  • GNU/Linux ELF (32-bit)
  • Mac OS X MACH-O (32-bit)
  • Mac OS X FAT (Universal binary)

The host file is modified in a way that causes the virus to be executed prior to running the original code. The size of the inserted code is 2,8 KB .

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