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The Colonial Pipeline, an American oil pipeline system that originates in Houston, Texas and carries fuel oil to an area mostly comprising the Southeastern United States, suffered a ransomware cyberattack that forced them to shut down their system. The att

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The Colonial Pipeline, an American oil pipeline system that originates in Houston, Texas and carries fuel oil to an area mostly comprising the Southeastern United States, suffered a ransomware cyberattack that forced them to shut down their system. The attack halted all of the pipeline’s operations.

Jun 07, 2021, Mon ...
Ransomware: US recovers millions in cryptocurrency paid to Colonial Pipeline hackers - CNNPolitics
US investigators have recovered millions in cryptocurrency they say was paid in ransom to hackers whose attack prompted the shutdown of the key East Coast pipeline last month, the Justice Department announced Monday.
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Jun 04, 2021, Fri ...
Colonial Pipeline Cyber Attack: Hackers Used Compromised Password - Bloomberg
The hack that took down the largest fuel pipeline in the U.S. and led to shortages across the East Coast was the result of a single compromised password, according to a cybersecurity consultant who responded to the attack.
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May 13, 2021, Thu ...
Colonial Pipeline Paid Hackers Nearly $5 Million in Ransom - Bloomberg
Colonial Pipeline Co. paid nearly $5 million to Eastern European hackers on Friday, contradicting reports earlier this week that the company had no intention of paying an extortion fee to help restore the country’s largest fuel pipeline, ...
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May 11, 2021, Tue ...
Gasoline Shortages Across the U.S. East Are Creeping Northward - Bloomberg
Gasoline shortages across the U.S. South are expanding northward as antsy motorists race to fill up with the ongoing shutdown of North America’s largest petroleum pipeline threatening to leave the region without fuel for days.
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May 10, 2021, Mon ...
US passes emergency waiver over fuel pipeline cyber-attack - BBC News
The US acts to keep fuel flowing after its largest pipeline was hit by a ransomware cyber-attack.
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May 08, 2021, Sat ...
Colonial Hackers Stole Data Thursday Ahead of Shutdown - 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 p...
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