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[Q] Windigo on Android?

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Hi all, newbie here..


Regarding to this:


How To Tell If Your Server Has Fallen Foul Of Windigo

ESET researchers, who named Windigo after a mythical creature from Algonquian Native American folklore because of its cannibalistic nature, are appealing for Unix system administrators and webmasters to run the following command which will tell them if their server is compromised or not:

$ ssh -G 2>&1 | grep -e illegal -e unknown > /dev/null && echo "System clean" || echo "System infected"


I just enter those command on my android smartphone using "Terminal Emulator" apps..and it says: "System infected"

Holy cow! I cant believe it! Can somebody help me with this? Is this some kind of mistake or error?


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It's a threat targeting Unix systems so the command shouldn't be run on smartphones running Android or iOS.

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Android is linux, runs a linux kernel, and the front facing is purely a google designed java based VM called Dalvik.


Windigo is targeting Unix servers. :)

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