US offers $10m reward for decisive info on DarkSide ransomware gang

The U.S. Department of State is paying an additional $5 million to anyone who can provide information leading to the arrest or conviction of any individual in any country “conspiring to participate in or attempting to participate in a DarkSide variant ransomware incident.”

The U.S. Department of State is offering a whopping $10 million reward to anyone who can provide information to law enforcement authorities on the infamous DarkSide ransomware gang that may help in locating and arresting its operators.

According to a press release published November 4th, 2021, the Department is also offering an additional $5 million to anyone who can provide information leading to the arrest or conviction of any individual in any country “conspiring to participate in or attempting to participate in a DarkSide variant ransomware incident.”

The Department is offering the reward under its Transnational Organized Crime Rewards Program (TOCRP).

US offers $10m reward for decisive info on DarkSide ransomware

Source: The FBI

The Colonial Pipeline attack

For your information, the DarkSide ransomware gang, which commenced operations in August 2020, was known for its high-profile cyber attacks including the one against The Colonial Pipeline in May 2021.

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