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Sure looks like someone's pirating the REvil ransomware, tweaking the binary in a hex editor for their own crimes

mark l 2 Silver badge

"REvil is already a known RaaS operator, having previously told the cybercrime underworld that it would start vetting its criminal "partners" to stop them doing anything that would trigger domestic law enforcement attention. "

This is quite an oxymoron as how exactly do you go about selling ransomware and also ensuring it won't be used for criminal activity? Other than perhaps security researchers who might have it to try and create defences against it, there is no other reason to purchase ransomware other than for using for criminal activity.

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