The Hackers Who Took Down the Colonial Pipeline
A voyage into the weird world of the ransomware industry.
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Last week, a hacker group called DarkSide shut down the Colonial Pipeline, which supplies 45 percent of the fuel consumed on the East Coast. Gas prices skyrocketed, people started hoarding gas, and DarkSide walked away with over $4 million in Bitcoin. How did they do it? And what makes this hack different from those we’ve seen before?
Guest: David Uberti, cybersecurity reporter at the Wall Street Journal