DOJ recovers pipeline ransom, signals more aggressive approach to cybercrime

The US Department of Justice announced Monday that it recovered much of the ransomware payment that Colonial Pipeline paid to Darkside.

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A week in security (May 31 – June 6)

A roundup of the previous week’s most interesting security and online privacy news from May 31 to June 6.

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Colonial Pipeline attack spurs new rules for critical infrastructure

The Colonial Pipeline attack has spurred the TSA to issue new cybersecurity rules for pipeline companies in the US, expected this week.

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A week in security (May 10 – 16)

A roundup of the previous week’s most interesting secrurity stories alongside the very best of our own research, from May 10 – 16.

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Threat spotlight: DarkSide, the ransomware used in the Colonial Pipeline attack

A look at the infamous DarkSide ransomware—the malware that attacked the USA’s biggest fuel pipeline—and the people that operate it.

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Colonial Pipeline attack expected to trigger imminent hardening of cybersecurity rules for federal agencies

Colonial Pipeline’s ransomware attack caused the White House to possibly refine a planned Executive Order on cybersecurity.

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Ransomware attack shuts down Colonial Pipeline fuel supply

Ransomware has struck a massive blow against the US, taking down its largest fuel supply pipeline at the weekend.

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