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Venik is a client / server backdoor using covert channels and allowing attackers to get control of computers over networks (internet, local networks, …) even if they are protected by network security equipments like firewalls.
News and changelog
|2011-02-17||Release of Venik 0.2|
|2010-02-10||Release of Venik 0.1|
This program intended to be used for legal purpose only. Venik should not be used against machines you do not own or administer, or have prior permission to run remote control softwares on. Even if you are a system administrator, you should ask permission from your management. The authors take no responsibility for any problems related to running Venik with or without permission.
|Platforms||Windows / Unix|
|License||Gnu General Public License version 3.0|
|Last update||2011-02-17 – Version 0.2|
|Categories||Hacking, ICMP backdoor, ICMP tunneling, Covert channels|
|Requirements on Venik server:|
|Operating systems||Windows / Unix|
|Architectures||x86-32 bits (x86-64 bits currently not supported)|
|Softwares||JRE (Java Runtime Environment) 1.6 or later
MySQL server 5.0 or later
|Requirements on Venik client:|
|Operating systems||Unix (Windows is currently not supported)|
|Architectures||x86-32 bits and x86-64 bits|
You must read and comply with the Gnu General Public License version 3.0 before downloading Venik.
Download the latest stable version of Venik (downloaded 2546 times).
You can also download previous releases of Venik.
You can read official Venik User Guide (English | pdf | 1.09 Mo).
To understand how does Venik work exactly, you can read Modélisation, conception et implémentation d’une porte dérobée à canaux cachés ICMP (French | pdf | 314 Ko). This document is only available in french.
Venik server uses third parties. All these third parties are identified here.
Bugs and support
Bugs may be reported to firstname.lastname@example.org. However, VENIK makes no guarantees of any corrective.
Frequently Asked Questions
Read Frequently Asked Questions about Venik.