Connect with us

Business

Cyber attack shuts down US fuel pipeline operator Colonial raising fears of price hike – ABC News

While the US government investigation is in early stages, one former official and two industry sources say the hackers are likely a professional cyber criminal…

Published

on

Article feature image

One of the United States’ major fuel pipeline operators has shut its entire network after a cyber attack on that involved ransomware.
Key points:

  • Sources believe the cyber attack has been carried out by a criminal organisation
  • Colonial runs more than 8,000km of pipelines in the US, and provides almost half of the fuel for the country’s east
  • There are worries petrol prices may soar ahead of the US summer driving season

Colonial Pipeline, the source of nearly half of the US east coast’s fuel supply,…

Click here to view the original article.

Continue Reading
Advertisement

You might also like ...

Harris Technology (ASX:HT8) share price up 9% on Amazon Prime Day update
Why the OM Holdings (ASX:OMH) share price is rocketing 30% higher