The Colonial Pipeline Hackers Say They Just Wanted Money, Not Chaos

If they’re looking for enduring happiness, they won’t find it in their extortion games.

I’ve noticed in the last week or so, that gas prices sure seemed high for this early in the year. It wasn’t until I had read the news of the Colonial Pipeline hack on the east coast, that I understood why. The hacker group, The Dark Side had installed ransomware on servers owned and operated by a pipeline company, encrypting files and making life difficult for millions of…