The Colonial Pipeline Ransomware Hackers Had a Secret Weapon: Self-Promoting Cybersecurity Firms

by Renee Dudley and Daniel Golden ProPublica is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom. Sign up for The Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox. Series: The Extortion Economy U.S. Companies and Ransomware On Jan. 11, antivirus company Bitdefender said it was “happy to announce” a startling breakthrough. It had found… Continue reading The Colonial Pipeline Ransomware Hackers Had a Secret Weapon: Self-Promoting Cybersecurity Firms