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Colonial Pipeline: United States recovers most of ransom paid to hacking group

The United States recovered most of USD $4.4 million it paid to a cyber-criminal gang who hacked the Colonial Pipeline last month. The cyber gang called DarkSide infiltrated the pipeline and disrupted supplies for several days causing fuel shortages. The gang operates from eastern Europe and possibly Russia, US officials have claimed. The pipeline carries […]

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Colonial Pipeline resumes operations after shutdown due to cyber-attack

Colonial Pipeline, the biggest fuel pipeline in the United States resumed operations on Wednesday evening after a five-day closure. A ransomware cyber-attack forced the company to shut down the main part of its network on Friday. The 8,900km pipeline usually carries 2.5 million barrels a day on the East Coast. The closure saw supplies tighten […]