Ex-CEO of Russian security company suspects CIA involvement in Colonial Pipeline cyberattack

Ex-CEO of Russian security company suspects CIA involvement in Colonial Pipeline cyberattack

Moscow/Washington: Former chief of a Russian cybersecurity company has made a sensational claim. She said intelligence agency CIA could be responsible for the cyberattack on US oil company Colonial Pipeline. Natalya Kaspersky, the founder and former CEO of cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Lab, made the claim in an interview. UMBRAGE, a hacker group, created by US […]

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Hackers extorted $5 million from US fuel company

Hackers extorted $5 million from US fuel company

Washington: Colonial Pipeline, the largest fuel pipeline company in the United States, paid $5 million in ransom to cyber attackers. Last Friday, the fuel pipeline was hit by a ransomware attack. Besides, the company shut down its oil pipeline and fuel supply completely after the cyberattack. The Russian-based hacker group, DarkSide, carried out the attack. This […]

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