How the Colonial Pipeline attackers cashed out their bitcoin ransom
June 2, 2021, 3:26PM EDT · 4 min read
- DarkSide, the ransomware group behind the Colonial Pipeline hack, has been cashing out some of its proceeds.
- According to blockchain analytics firm Elliptic, one of the platforms DarkSide used to launder the money is called Hydra, a massive darknet market that serves a Russian-speaking clientele.
Meet Hydra, the world's largest darknet market, which services Russian-speaking clientele and offers bitcoin cash-out services.
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