“In a message from a cybercrime forum, the group said it had lost access to the infrastructure needed to carry out its extortion operations and that a cryptocurrency account it uses to pay its affiliates had been drained.” DarkSide claims it’s shutting down after Colonial Pipeline hack. (Mess with big oil, end up with a grease fire?)

+ “The group could be taking advantage of President Biden’s statements as cover to shut down its infrastructure and run away with its affiliate’s money without paying their cuts—a tactic known as an ‘exit scam’ on the cybercriminal underground.” Darkside ransomware gang says it lost control of its servers & money a day after Biden threat.