Tag: colonial pipeline

Oct 18 2021

$5.2 billion worth of Bitcoin (BTC) paid out in ransomware

Oct 18 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  analysis bitcoin btc colonial pipeline hacks

One of the major headlines in the crypto space this year is the fact that ransomware attackers have mostly sought to receive their ransom payment in crypto. A recent study into this...

Jun 08 2021

FBI Seizes 63.7 Bitcoin Allegedly Tied To Colonial Pipeline Hack Ransom

The FBI has seized 63.7 bitcoin that are allegedly part of a ransom paid by Colonial Pipeline to hacker group DarkSide.According to a news release from the U.S. Department of Justice, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has seized 63.7 BTC which allegedly represent the...

Colonial Pipeline BTC Saga: Coinbase Debunks Theory it Was Involved

The US DoJ has recovered 63.7 BTC of the 75 Bitcoin paid out to hackers by Colonial Pipeline The FBI was in possession of a private key that helped recover the Bitcoin A theory has been circulating that the funds were sent to Coinbase and that the exchange helped the authorities The CSO at Coinbase has since debunked the theory Earlier today, news...

May 14 2021

Colonial Pipeline Pays 75 Bitcoin Ransom To Hackers

Major U.S. oil pipeline system Colonial Pipeline paid a requested 75 bitcoin ransom to hackers who took control of its data last week.Colonial Pipeline has paid 75 BTC (around $5 million at the time of writing) to recover data stolen in a ransomware attack committed by hacker group DarkSide, reported...

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