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Cyberattack on the Colonial Pipeline: the culprits hacked four more companies

Cyberattack on the Colonial Pipeline: the culprits hacked four more companies

The stolen information includes corporate email addresses, internal documents, and the personal data of employees.

Cybercriminals from the DarkSide group, who paralyzed the work of the largest US pipeline operator, Colonial Pipeline, for six days, have stolen the data of four other large companies and are demanding a ransom from them.

According to the information published on the group’s website, stole the data of the Italian company Valvitalia, the French helicopter operator Heli-Union, a large American manufacturer of building materials Irving Materials, and the American company All American Asphalt, which sells building materials and fuel.

It is noted that among the stolen information — corporate email addresses, internal documents, and personal data of employees, including photocopies of their passports.

As reported, the Colonial Pipeline paid a ransom of five million dollars to restore its computer network.



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