Fuel holding tanks are seen at Colonial Pipeline's Dorsey Junction Station in Woodbine, Maryland, in May. Photo: AFP Fuel holding tanks are seen at Colonial Pipeline's Dorsey Junction Station in Woodbine, Maryland, in May. Photo: AFP
Fuel holding tanks are seen at Colonial Pipeline's Dorsey Junction Station in Woodbine, Maryland, in May. Photo: AFP

US seizes US$2.3 million in ransom paid to Colonial Pipeline hackers

  • The cyberattack was most disruptive in US history and led to massive fuel shortages
  • Investigators retrieved 63.7 bitcoin paid by the company to regain access to its systems

Topic |   Computer hackers
Fuel holding tanks are seen at Colonial Pipeline's Dorsey Junction Station in Woodbine, Maryland, in May. Photo: AFP Fuel holding tanks are seen at Colonial Pipeline's Dorsey Junction Station in Woodbine, Maryland, in May. Photo: AFP
Fuel holding tanks are seen at Colonial Pipeline's Dorsey Junction Station in Woodbine, Maryland, in May. Photo: AFP
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