AceCryptor, a crypter malware family, has been used to pack numerous strains of malware since 2016.
Slovak cybersecurity firm ESET said it identified over 240,000 detections of the crypter in its telemetry in 2021 and 2022.
Some of the prominent malware families contained within AceCryptor are SmokeLoader, Red Line Stealer, RanumBot, Raccoon Stealer , Stop ransomware, and Amadey.
They are also indicative of a trend where malware authors advertise such capabilities for other threat actors, less technically sophisticated or otherwise, who are looking to armor their creations.
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