Weekend - US fuel pipeline operator Colonial Pipeline cyberattack forced shutdown of its fuel network

Author: Eamonn Sheridan | Category: News

Colonial Pipeline operates an over 5,500-mile pipeline network from Texas to New Jersey.

  • a ransomware cyberattack forced the company to shut its network down 
  • As of posting the network is still down. which threatens a shortage of fuel in the eastern US
  • major segments of the Colonial system remain offline
  • truckers in the US have been given the go-ahead to extend their driving hours in an effort to ensure fuel deliveries 
Colonial Pipeline operates an over 5,500-mile pipeline network from Texas to New Jersey.
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