Colonial Pipeline Ransomware

Colonial Pipeline Updates, DarkSide Goes Dark, Cybersecurity Best Practices

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More news and updates about the Colonial Pipeline ransomware attack, the DarkSide ransomware as a service (RaaS) goes dark on the dark web, and why we still need cybersecurity best practices (regardless of an opinion piece that says otherwise).

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Colonial Pipeline Paid Nearly $5 Million in Ransom to Cybercriminals

U.S. Pipeline Ransomware Attackers Go Dark After Servers and Bitcoin Are Seized

Our cybersecurity ‘industry best practices’ keep allowing breaches (opinion piece)

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