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While more concerted efforts from various anti-ransomware groups continue to bring pressure to bear on ransomware operators, successful attacks are still making the headlines. It’s not just large operators in the cross-hairs – ransomware gangs also go after municipalities and smaller businesses that may not have the wherewithal to defend against the attacks. If your […]

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The Department of Justice has seized 63.7 bitcoins currently valued at approximately $2.3 million. These funds allegedly represent the proceeds of a May 8, ransom payment to individuals in a group known as DarkSide, which had targeted Colonial Pipeline, resulting in critical infrastructure being taken out of operation. “Following the money remains one of the […]

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The May ransomware attack on Colonial Pipeline exposed the country’s significant vulnerability to cyberthreats. The attack triggered lines at gas stations, higher prices at the pump, and even some hoarding. It prompted new federal cybersecurity regulations for the pipeline industry and a presidential executive order on cyber defenses. And it brought calls for tougher defenses […]

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