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Colonial Pipeline’s Bitcoin Ransom Mostly Recouped by U.S.

  • Investigators found digital wallet used in ransom payment
  • Colonial paid a hacking group linked to Russia $4.4 million
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U.S. Recovers Majority of Bitcoin Ransom From Colonial Pipeline Hack
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The U.S. recovered almost all the Bitcoin ransom paid to the perpetrators of the cyber attack on Colonial Pipeline Co. last month in a sign that law enforcement is capable of pursuing online criminals even when they operate outside the nation’s borders.