U.S. Retrieves Millions in Ransom Paid to Colonial Pipeline Hackers - WSJ
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The FBI officially discourages victims from paying ransoms because doing so can fuel a booming criminal marketplace and often won’t actually result in the restoration of the frozen computer systems.

Interesting, this whole ransomware debacle. Not sure what to make of it. The crypto-inclined, please lead me by the nose through what's going on + its implications.