US recovers most of Colonial Pipeline’s $4.4M ransomware payment

By Lawrence Abrams The US Department of Justice has recovered the majority of the $4.4 million ransom payment paid by Colonial Pipeline to the DarkSide ransomware operation. On May 7th, Colonial Pipeline suffered a DarkSide ransomware attack that forced them to shut down their fuel pipeline operation. This shutdown led to temporary gas shortages on the east […]