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Colonial Pipeline’s Ransom Was Returned By A New Department Of Justice Team – NPR

The lynchpin to retrieving $2.3 million, half the company’s payment, was gaining access to the private key linked to the attacker’s…

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The Justice Department has assembled a new task force to confront ransomware after what officials say was the most costly year on record for the crippling cyberattacks. It managed to recover $2.3 million of the ransom paid by Colonial Pipeline in an attack…

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