A sign warns consumers on the avaliability of gasoline at a RaceTrac gas station on May 11, 2021, in Smyrna, Georgia.
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WASHINGTON – U.S. law enforcement officials said Monday they were able to retrieve some of the money paid to a criminal cybergroup involved in the crippling ransomware attack on Colonial Pipeline, according to NBC News.
Officials from the Department of Justice are slated to discuss the operation at a 3:15 ET press briefing.
Last month a criminal cybergroup known as DarkSide launched a sweeping ransomware assault on Colonial Pipeline. The cyberattack forced the company to shut down approximately 5,500 miles of American fuel pipeline,…