Colonial Pipeline Paid Almost $5M Crypto Ransom Soon After Attack: Report
The company previously said it would not pay the hackers.
“It’s certainly not what we were expecting!" one of the officers said.
Uphold's former chief compliance officer allegedly misdirected corporate and user funds. He denies the claim, though a private investigator says there may be more.
The operation used intelligence gathered from an encrypted service developed by the FBI and Australian police.
The Iranian government is attempting to trace illegal crypto-mining operations to reduce the strain on the country’s electricity supply.
Although Iranian officials confirmed arresting members of Estavi’s company, it is unclear if the Malaysia-based businessman was one of those detained.