It is hard to imagine all this started with an inconspicuous password breach.
Over the last couple of weeks, the Colonial Pipeline attack suddenly became a household event. Mainly because it started to impact the daily lives of everyday citizens. Gas, gasoline, and home heating oil deliveries were disrupted. People were driving to multiple gas stations just to find available gasoline. Yet behind the scenes there were larger and more critical consequences that were starting to play out. on May 12th, President Biden issued an executive order on improving the nation’s cybersecurity ; last week five million dollars in ransomware got paid out; one of the most notorious ransomware organizations suddenly announced they were going into a cooling off period. (More like waiting for things to cool down).