Thursday, 6 April 2017

LMAOxUS Ransomware: Another Case of Weaponized Open Source Ransomware

An Indian developer is playing around with an open source ransomware builder, which in the long run may end up causing serious problems for innocent users. This developer, who goes by the nickname of Empinel and claims to be based in Mumbai, has forked the open source code of the EDA2 project, and with the help of another user, has removed the backdoor hidden in EDA2’s original code.

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ORIGINAL SOURCE: Bleeping Computer

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