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Threat Actors Use Babuk Code to Build Hypervisor Ransomware
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Threat Actors Use Babuk Code to Build Hypervisor Ransomware

A growing number of threat actors have been seen developing a new type of ransomware that targets VMware ESXi hypervisor environments utilizing the Babuk code that was stolen in 2021. These novel versions appeared between 2022 and 2023, demonstrating a rising trend of Babuk source code adoption, according to a SentinelOne advisory released earlier today. The researchers also claimed that malware tools developed using the stolen source code allowed users to attack Linux computers even if they had the necessary programming expertise to build a working program from scratch read more Threat Actors Use Babuk Code to Build Hypervisor Ransomware.