Colonial Pipeline cyberattack shuts down pipeline that supplies 45% of East Coast’s fuel

Colonial Pipeline, which accounts for 45% of the East Coast’s fuel, said it has shut down its operations due to a cyberattack.

The attack highlights how ransomware and other cyberattacks are increasingly a threat to real-world infrastructure. The company delivers refined petroleum products such as gasoline, diesel, jet fuel, home heating oil and fuel for the U.S. Military.

Read more…
Source: ZDNet

Related story: US passes emergency waiver over fuel pipeline cyber-attack