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Might not want to do that in case the Russian's backdoored theeir exploit toolchain somehow and you didn't notice.

Creating this sort of malware isn't expensive, so why not do it.

I think this crowd tends to vastly underestimate the ease of deploying and testing this stuff in a targeted and useful way.

There's a big difference between broadband spray and pray malware, and malware you actually want to hit a target with.

If you know average tools won't detect it, then why get fancy when you have something that's proven reliable and if discovered is unlikely to have your victim substantially improve their processes?

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