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23 June 2021

Questions Linger As FBI Recovers Colonial Pipeline Ransomware Crypto Funds

Questions Linger As FBI Recovers Colonial Pipeline Ransomware Crypto Funds


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Questions Linger As FBI Recovers Colonial Pipeline Ransomware Crypto Funds.

Last month, news broke that hackers had exploited a pipeline that carries refined gasoline from Texas to New York, forcing a shutdown of operations.

The Deputy Director of the FBI, Paul Abbate, said his agency successfully seized the ransom funds from a Bitcoin wallet used by DarkSide to collect the ransomware payment from the Colonial Pipeline Company.

A Reddit poster claims that a wallet recovery service cracked his wallet and returned his funds, minus a fee after he had mistyped his passphrase (twice).

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