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Report: Colonial Pipeline Paid $5M Worth in Crypto to Ransomware Gang, Restarts Services

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The global oil market was shaken by news from the United States as a ransomware attack hit the largest oil infrastructure operation in the country. A recent report claims hackers asked Colonial Pipeline to pay for an undisclosed amount in ransom to unlock the firm’s system – a demand the company allegedly fulfilled. Darkside Gang Is Allegedly the Author of the Ransomware Attack According to Bloomberg, Colonial Pipeline paid almost $5 million worth in “difficult-to-trace” cryptocurrencies to hackers allegedly from Eastern Europe. The report contradicts initial claims from the oil…

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Report: Colonial Pipeline Paid $5M Worth in Crypto to Ransomware Gang, Restarts Services was first posted on May 14, 2021 at 8:08 pm.
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