by Bill O’Grady | PDF
In Part I, we provided an overview of the Colonial Pipeline ransomware attack, followed by reflections on organized crime and why ransomware has become so attractive to criminals. We also described Darkside, the firm involved in the attack. This week, we will conclude with a discussion of why this attack was a mistake and who will suffer from it. As always, we will conclude with market ramifications.
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