john lee

@emsisoft please take a look? i got some info.

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A quick analysis from me for example shown that most STOP ransomware samples have a code that checks the keyboard layout for avoiding CIS countries.

 

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9 hours ago, john lee said:

A quick analysis from me for example shown that most STOP ransomware samples have a code that checks the keyboard layout for avoiding CIS countries.

It's not abnormal for ransomwares to only target certain geographical regions, or to whitelist certain countries where the criminals who made the ransomware don't want it to encrypt peoples' files.

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