Ransomware Cyber Attack Forced the Largest U.S. Fuel Pipeline to Shut Down


Colonial Pipeline, which carries 45% of the fuel consumed on the U.S. East Coast, on Saturday said it halted operations due to a ransomware attack, once again demonstrating how infrastructure is vulnerable to cyberattacks.
“On May 7, the Colonial Pipeline Company learned it was the victim of a cybersecurity attack,” the company said in a statement posted on its website. “We have since determined





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