Deepwatch: Don’t pay the ransom!

John Williams

A Citgo station is seen out of gas, Thursday, May 13, 2021, in Dallas, Ga. Colonial Pipeline, which delivers about 45% of the fuel consumed on the East Coast, halted operations last week after revealing a cyberattack that it said had affected some of its systems. (AP Photo/Mike Stewart)

After the ransomware attack on Colonial Pipeline earlier in the week, Bloomberg reports that the pipeline paid ransom to retrieve their information. But Bill Bernard of Deepwatch explains why you should never pay a ransom for a cyberattack.

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