Russia-based Conti ransomware gang source code leaked in Ukraine hack attack


The information can have some dangerous ramifications in international cybercrime. And it’s speculated that new ransomware groups may be launched because of the leaks. The exposed source code can easily be adopted by other threat actors. And after some modifications, it can be returned to vulnerable endpoints.

The future of the once prolific Conti ransomware gang remains in doubt. And it’s speculated that the leak could result in affiliates moving to other hacking organizations. There is a split internally with its Ukraine affiliates.

The Ukrainian leaksters are promising to expose lots of other dirty little secrets on the internet. And allegedly the Conti ransomware gang’s malicious source code is just the beginning.

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