The shutdown of the Colonial Pipeline and the payment of the ransom to restore the company's network was the right thing to do to recover from the DarkSide ransomware attack, the company's CEO said.
The Department of Justice seized $2.3 million in Bitcoin that was part of the ransom that Colonial Pipeline paid to DarkSide ransomware actors in May.
The Supreme Court's decision in the Van Buren case has narrowed the interpretation of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, providing more leeway for security research.
The ENCRPYT Act reintroduced in the House of Representatives last week would prevent states from passing laws to weaken or ban encryption.
The Department of Justice seized two domains used in the Nobelium spear-phishing campaign that impersonated the United States Agency for International Development.