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ID:

colonial-pipeline-357

Date:

Status:

Incident Count:

May 7, 2021

Verified

1

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REKT

Contributor:

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zerofriction.io

KYC By:

KYC:

None

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Audit By:

Audits:

None

Loss Amount:

5,000,000

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Recovered:

2,300,000

Rewards:

Currency:

USD, BTC

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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. USD worth of Bitcoin. Court documents show that the government recovered 63.7 bitcoins ($2.3 million).

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