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Vol 3» 2006.Jan


Linux Improvised Userland Scheduler Virus
Izik
This paper discusses the combination of a userland scheduler and runtime process infection for a virus. These two concepts complete each other. The runtime process infection opens the door to invading into other processes, and the userland scheduler provides a way to make the injected code coexist with the original process code. This allows the virus to remain stealthy and active inside an infected process.
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