How To Make A Replicating Virus

[tabby title=”Video Walkthrough”] How do viruses clone themselves to other computers? Let’s take a look and learn how to write our own self-replicating program!


[tabby title=”Steps”] Python Code for Replicator.py


from sys import argv

import os

script = argv
name = str(script[0])

cmd = ‘start payload.txt’
os.system(cmd)
os.mkdir(‘clone’)
os.system(r”copy payload.txt clone”)
os.system(r”copy ” + name + ” clone”)


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How To Make A Python Keylogger:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8BiOPBsXh0g

Wikipedia Article on Quines:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Quine_(computing)

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