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After a Leak of Babuk ransomware source code in late 2021 researchers have identified 9 separate new stains that are intended to target VMware ESXi. The new variants first started showing up in the 2cond half of 2022. As with ransomware as a service, having leaked source code allows less sophisticated attack groups to utilize the work of others to their advantage. In this case the targeting the Linux based ESXi. ESXi is a great target as it allows for the encryption of infrastructure and prevents the rapid restoration of systems since the infrastructure those servers run on is what has been affected.

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