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Colonial Hacker Group Seeks to Shift Blame for Ransomware

  • Colonial Pipeline investigation focuses on DarkSide hackers
  • White House creates task force to deal with pipeline breach
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WATCH: The ransomware attack on the operator of America's largest pipeline is threatening to destabilize gasoline and diesel supply. William Turton reports.(Source: Bloomberg)
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The Federal Bureau of Investigation attributed the massive Colonial Pipeline breach to ransomware created by a relatively new gang called DarkSide on Monday as new details emerged about the group accused of carrying out the attack.

“The FBI confirms that the DarkSide ransomware is responsible for the compromise of the Colonial Pipeline networks,” the agency wrote in a Monday statement.