Get your Ransomware source code

The ransomware is provided as a C++ source code, paired with the necessary PHP web server scripts and a payment panel.

via CradleCore Ransomware Sold as Source Code | SecurityWeek.Com

As if the world didn’t have enough troubles with vanilla ransomware. They went ahead and created ransomware as a service (RaaS). But now they’ve gone one step further and offered their ‘customers’ the option to buy and customise the source code to their hearts desire.

From the department of the obvious, it would appear as if this could very well lead to an increase in CradleCore ransomware variants.