Sodinokibi ransomware is now using a former Windows zero-day


YouTube recently decided that instructional content in the realm of cybersecurity, including hacking how-to videos, were not acceptable on the ad-driven video platform. 

There is a gray area to be sure when it comes to teaching people not only how to hack but also educating users more broadly about the infosec industry — and this fine line between educational purposes and guides for more nefarious activities needs to be publicly maintained. 

However, you can tell the difference, for example, between a guide on what various types of vulnerabilities are and a video on how to create ransomware, and what appeared to be a recent policy change at YouTube has managed to cause an uproar. 

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