Wednesday, May 26, 2021

Add a Russian keyboard and get less ransomware

Many ransomware strains emanating from Russia, will not install or infect systems in Russia. So how do they does malware sniff the country and language? 

Countless malware strains will check for the presence of Soviet eastern block languages on the system, and if they’re detected the malware will exit and fail to install.

So below is a simple program that tricks Windows into thinking that Russian language keyboard is 
installed on your system. Download and right-click to add to registry. 

Hack the hackers code; BUT DO NOT USE THIS. I used this and could not login. 

Russian/GoRussian.reg at main · Unit221B/Russian (

Add the extra keyboard manually using CONTROL PANEL!

Here's a list of hard-coded do-not-install list of countries which are the principal members of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) — former Soviet satellites countries. 

Source : 
Try This One Weird Trick Russian Hackers Hate – Krebs on Security

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