Lawlessness, The Intruders Are Part of a Cyber

Crime Gang Called DarkSide… DarkSide Ransomware Does Not Attack Hospitals, Schools and Governments DarkSide is a new ransomware attack that started at the beginning of August 2020. It is supposedly run by former affiliates of other ransomware campaigns that extorted money who decided to come up with their own code. According to the known incidents, the ransom demanded falls in the range of between $200,000 and $2,000,000 (US).  While cyber-attacks have disrupted the operations of other energy assets in the U.S. in recent years. this weekend’s  theft of Colonial’s data, coupled with the detonation of ransomware on the company’s computers, is by far the largest and most impactful. As we detailed earlier, the hackers who caused Colonial Pipeline to shut down the biggest U.S. gasoline pipeline on Friday began their blitz against the company a day earlier, stealing a large amount of data before locking…

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