A new version of the Ryuk Ransomware was released that will purposely avoid encrypting folders commonly seen in *NIX operating systems. Ryuk Ransomware using an executable named v2.exe, would no longer encrypt folders that are associated with *NIX operating systems.
A Linux/Unix variant of Ryuk does not exist, but Windows 10 does contain a feature called the Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) that allows you to install various Linux distributions directly in Windows. These installations utilize folders with the same blacklisted names as listed below:
Blacklist NIX folders