Hi everyone,

I'm afraid it's another minimal issue today. I've been home alone for a few days with our little girl of five months. Available time: near zero. Appreciation for my wife/world-class mom: x100.

There's a lot of important news though. The ransomware'd fuel pipeline in the US has clearly hit a nerve. Who knew the US was sensitive when it came to oil. In all seriousness though, definitely read up on it if you can, it's important.

As usual in minimal issues I just gathered the articles that I liked, but didn't summerise them. However, this time I'm trying out pre-generated summaries. They might not capture all that I found important in each article but they seem reasonably good, hopefully they'll be more useful to you than just the headlines.


Dieter Van der Stock

Colonial Pipeline continued

  • US declares state of emergency after ransomware hits largest pipeline: link.
  • Colonial Pipeline restores operations, $5 million ransom demanded: link.
  • A closer look at the DarkSide ransomware gang: link.
  • The DarkSide ransomware gang must be shitting itself right now: link.
  • DarkSide gang quits after servers and Bitcoin stash seized: link.
Dieter Van der Stock

Other breaches and leaks

  • Chemical distributor pays $4.4 million to DarkSide ransomware: link.
  • Insurer AXA hit by ransomware after dropping support for ransom payments: link.
  • Rapid7 source code, alert data accessed in Codecov supply chain attack: link.
  • Insurance giant CNA fully restores systems after ransomware attack: link.
  • Herff Jones credit card breach impacts college students across the US: link.
  • Ireland’s Health Services hit with $20 million ransomware demand: link.
Dieter Van der Stock