Babuk code used by 9 ransomware gangs to encrypt VMWare ESXi servers

An increasing number of ransomware operations are adopting the leaked Babuk ransomware source code to create Linux encryptors targeting VMware ESXi servers.

SentinelLabs security researchers observed this rising trend after spotting a rapid succession of nine Babuk-based ransomware variants that surfaced between the second half of 2022 and the first half of 2023.

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Source: Bleeping Computer