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Cybercrime

US recovers most of ransom paid after Colonial Pipeline hack

Photo: Deputy Attorney General Lisa Monaco The Justice Department has recovered most of a multimillion-dollar ransom payment made to hackers after a cyberattack that caused the operator of the nation’s largest fuel pipeline to halt its operations last month, officials said Monday. The operation to recover the cryptocurrency from the Russia-based hacker group is the

Cybercrime

Global war on ransomware? Hurdles hinder the US response

Foreign keyboard criminals with scant fear of repercussions have paralyzed U.S. schools and hospitals, leaked highly sensitive police files, triggered fuel shortages and, most recently, threatened global food supply chains. The escalating havoc caused by ransomware gangs raises an obvious question: Why has the United States, believed to have the world’s greatest cyber capabilities, looked

Gas Prices

Arizona Weekly Gas Price Update for week of May 24, 2021

Arizona gas prices are unchanged  in the past week, averaging $3.12/g today, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 2,269 stations in Arizona. Gas prices in Arizona are 5.3 cents per gallon higher than a month ago and stand $1.01/g higher than a year ago. According to GasBuddy price reports, the cheapest station in Arizona is

Gas Prices

Arizona Weekly Gas Price Update for week of May 17, 2021

Arizona gas prices have risen 4.1 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.12/g today, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 2,269 stations in Arizona. Gas prices in Arizona are 6.5 cents per gallon higher than a month ago and stand $1.04/g higher than a year ago. According to GasBuddy price reports, the cheapest

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