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What language in ransomware coded in?

Ransomware can be coded in various programming languages, including but not limited to:

  1. C/C++: This is a popular language for developing malware, including ransomware. It allows for low-level access to system resources and can be used to create highly efficient and stealthy ransomware.
  2. Python: Python is a high-level programming language that is easy to learn and use. It is often used to create ransomware because of its flexibility and ability to interact with other programming languages.
  3. Java: Java is a popular programming language that is used to create a wide range of applications, including ransomware. It is platform-independent, which means that it can run on any operating system.
  4. PowerShell: PowerShell is a scripting language that is built into Windows. It is often used by cybercriminals to create ransomware because it allows them to automate tasks and execute commands on a victim's computer.
  5. JavaScript: JavaScript is a scripting language that is used to create dynamic web pages. It can also be used to create ransomware that is delivered through malicious websites or email attachments.

Overall, ransomware can be coded in any programming language that allows for the creation of malicious software.