Flush with bitcoin, hacker group behind Colonial Pipeline attack says it’s done

The program, which was a sort of ransomware-as-a-service business model, involved providing hackers access to DarkSide’s ransomware software in exchange for a cut of any proceeds.

According to the company, the wallet in question received approximately $17.5 million worth of bitcoin since March alone.

Regardless of DarkSide’s fate, the pipeline shutdown won’t be the last time we all feel the effects of an international ransomware group.

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