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U.S. Seizes $2.3 Million From DarkSide Actors Who Targeted Colonial Pipeline

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.

Ransomware, Government

DarkSide Affiliates Looking to Get Paid in Full

The shutdown of the DarkSide ransomware group has affiliates seeking resolution for unpaid ransom fees.


Phorpiex and the Versatility of Botnets

Decade-old botnets continue to adapt to the current threat landscape, as seen through the wide-ranging malicious activities of the resilient Phorpiex botnet.

Botnet, Phorpiex, Ransomware

Q&A: Kimberly Goody

Kimberly Goody of the FireEye cyber crime analysis team explains the ransomware-as-a-service model and the recent changes some groups have made to their operations.


Decipher Podcast: Kimberly Goody

Dennis Fisher talks with Kimberly Goody from FireEye's cybercrime analysis team about the DarkSide ransomware operation, the emergence of the ransomware-as-a-service model, and what might be next for these groups.

Podcast, Ransomware