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Colonial Pipeline CEO defends paying nearly $5 million to Russian hackers

CBS, 09 Jun 2021
Colonial Pipeline CEO Joseph Blount defended his company's handling of a cyberattack that took down one of the nation's largest fuel pipelines last month, including its decision to pay nearly $5 million in ransom to a Russia-based hacking group. CBS' Debra Alfarone has the details. Then, CBS News homeland security and justice reporter Nicole Sganga joins "Red and Blue" anchor Elaine Quijano with more on how Colonial Pipeline fell victim to the hack and the White House's response to increased pressure to strengthen cyber defenses.

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