Colonial Pipeline Ransomware Fallout: Congress Grills CEOAlso: Criminals Tricked Into Using FBI-Monitored 'Anom' Encrypted Messaging Service
The latest edition of the ISMG Security Report features an analysis of lawmakers' grilling of Colonial Pipeline CEO Joseph Blount over his handling of a damaging DarkSide ransomware attack.
In this report, you'll hear (click on player beneath image to listen):
- ISMG's Scott Ferguson outline findings from this week's Senate hearing in which lawmakers questioned Blount over his handling of the ransomware attack and response;
- ISMG's Mathew Schwartz detail how the FBI developed a "honeypot" encrypted messaging service called Anom that helped 16 countries' law enforcement agencies ensnare hundreds of criminals internationally;
- ISMG's Jeremy Kirk describe how a member of Australia's Parliament is calling for the government's spy agency to take offensive action against ransomware gangs.
The ISMG Security Report appears on this and other ISMG websites on Fridays. Don't miss the May 28 and June 4 editions, which respectively discuss the city of Tulsa's ransomware response, and the ransomware attack against JBS, which is the world's largest meat processor.