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Detail Analysis

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Date:

Status:

Count:

Contributor:

May 7, 2021

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Verified

1

zerofriction.io

Loss Amount:

5,000,000

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Recovered Amount:

2,300,000

Currency:

Dollars, BTC

KYC By:

Audit By:

None

None

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Website:

No data

Twitter:

No data

Discord:

No data

Telegram:

No data

Medium:

No data

Github:

No data

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Key Indicators

Platform:

Type:

Category:

Method:

Bitcoin

Business

Ransomware

Extended Method:

Ransomware, DarkSide

Data Sources:

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On May 7, 2021, Colonial Pipeline, the largest oil and gas pipeline operator in the United States, was targeted by a ransomware attack. The ransomware attack involved national critical infrastructure, which caused global shock and widespread concern. Was blackmailed to pay 5 million U.S. dollars worth of Bitcoin. Court documents show that the government recovered 63.7 bitcoins ($2.3 million).

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