US special unit for defense against hackers The tool of the state hackers

US special unit for defense against hackers The tool of the state hackers

US special unit for defense against hackers The tool of the state hackers

The statement by the hackers read downright meekly: “We have lost access to our infrastructure,” wrote the operators of the Darkside blackmail platform days after their attack on the most important US oil pipeline. In mid-May they paralyzed the Colonial Pipeline and extorted about $ 4.4 million in ransom. For days, no oil flowed through the pipes connecting the production areas in the south of the with the port of New York. For a short time, gasoline was even scarce on the US east coast. But the coup was probably a size too big for Darkside. The hackers complained that the ransom was gone, the cryptocurrency was withdrawn from the server and transferred to an unknown account.