Reply to post: Oh? .... I don't think so

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

amanfromMars 1 Silver badge

Oh? .... I don't think so

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..... mark l 2

For use against criminal activity immediately springs to mind, mark l 2. Such wares are a double edged sword/dual/multi-purpose use tool and as such highly prized and respected in many circles/round tables/oval offices.

And some highly prized and respected circles/round tables/oval offices are certifiably criminal at their core and roots.

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