- Oct 9, 2009
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USA-PRODUCTS/COLONIAL PIPELINE (UPDATE 6, PIX):UPDATE 6-Cyber attack shuts down top U.S. fuel pipeline network
"Colonial Pipeline, which accounts for 45% of the East Coast's fuel, said it has shut down its operations due to a cyberattack," reports ZDNet. "The attack highlights how ransomware and other cyberattacks are increasingly a threat to real-world infrastructure. "The company delivers refined...
The US has relaxed rules on fuel transport after a ransomware cyber-attack took the pipeline offline.
Attacks on critical national infrastructure are an increasing concern, experts say.
Ransomware attack blames on DarkSide, an Eastern European-based criminal gang
(Bloomberg) -- The hackers who caused Colonial Pipeline to shut down the biggest U.S. gasoline pipeline on Friday began their blitz against the company a day earlier, stealing a large amount of data before locking computers with ransomware and demanding payment, according to people familiar with...
(Bloomberg) -- Gas stations along the U.S. East Coast are beginning to run out of fuel as North America’s biggest petroleum pipeline races to recover from a paralyzing cyberattack that has kept it shut for days.From Virginia to Florida and Alabama, stations are reporting that they’ve sold out of...
Oil tanker charter rates skyrocketing in the U.S. with refiners scrambling for ships to store fuel that has nowhere to go. By Joe Carroll (Bloomberg) –Gas stations along the U.S. East Coast...
DarkSide, a ransomware organization that researchers say is likely based in Eastern Europe, says it has no connection to foreign governments. The hack has led to the shutdown of the main pipeline supplying gasoline to the U.S. East Coast.
(Bloomberg) -- The Federal Bureau of Investigation attributed the massive Colonial Pipeline breach to ransomware created by a relatively new gang called DarkSide on Monday as new details emerged about the group accused of carrying out the attack.“The FBI confirms that the DarkSide ransomware is...
The criminal hacking group suspected of being behind the ransomware attack on the Colonial Pipeline, which was shut down as a precaution in response, has published a new statement on its dark web site saying it is "apolitical." From a report: "We are apolitical, we do not participate in...