D.The United States has paid $ 10 million (approximately 6 8.6 million) for key clues in the search for the leaders of the hacker group Darkside. This is to “protect ransomware victims around the world from the exploitation of cybercriminals,” the State Department said Thursday (local time). U.S. Federal Police FBI Darkside blames several cyber attacks on US companies.
Attackers use so-called ransomware, which is used to lock or encrypt computer systems in order to extort money from users in order to publish data. This word contains the English word for ransom (“ransom”). Washington accuses the group of allegedly operating from Russia of the May 2021 attack on the colonial pipeline.
The culprits are wanted all over the world
The State Department has also announced a $ 5 million reward for information leading to the arrest of those who acted on a person. Attack From DarkSide – OK in any country.
There have been many amazing ransomware attacks in the United States in the last few months. The administration of US President Joe Biden wants to take decisive action against such attacks and held a virtual summit with more than 30 states in October.
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