Babuk ransomware source code now publicly available

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The availability of the code has spurred new attacks by people outside the Babuk group

Despite announcing their exit from ransomware in April, the Babuk gang has made a comeback with a new version it is using to attack corporate networks. That's according to Bleeping Computer, whi...

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