RansomHub: New Ransomware has Origins in Older Knight

RansomHub, a new Ransomware-as-a-Service (RaaS) that has rapidly become one of the largest ransomware groups currently operating, is very likely an updated and rebranded version of the older Knight ransomware.

Analysis of the RansomHub payload by Symantec, revealed a high degree of similarity between the two threats, suggesting that Knight was the starting point for RansomHub. Despite shared origins, it is unlikely that Knight’s creators are now operating RansomHub.

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Source: Symantec

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