Fuel tanks are seen at a Colonial Pipeline breakout station in Woodbine, Maryland, in May. Photo: EPA-EFE
Fuel tanks are seen at a Colonial Pipeline breakout station in Woodbine, Maryland, in May. Photo: EPA-EFE

Russia arrests hacker in US Colonial Pipeline cyberattack

  • The individual was detained when officers raided the homes of members of ransomware gang REvil, seizing nearly US$7 million in currencies and 20 luxury cars
  • The arrests mark a rare example of cooperation between Moscow and Washington, as tensions run high over a build-up of Russian troops near the Ukraine border

Topic |   Computer hackers
Fuel tanks are seen at a Colonial Pipeline breakout station in Woodbine, Maryland, in May. Photo: EPA-EFE
Fuel tanks are seen at a Colonial Pipeline breakout station in Woodbine, Maryland, in May. Photo: EPA-EFE
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