New Linux Ransomware Strain BlackSuit Shows Striking Similarities to Royal

An analysis of the Linux variant of a new ransomware strain called BlackSuit has covered significant similarities with another ransomware family called Royal.
Trend Micro, which examined an x64 VMware ESXi version targeting Linux machines, said it identified an “extremely high degree of similarity” between Royal and BlackSuit.
“In fact, they’re nearly identical, with 98% similarities in