#Colonial Pipeline

Energy IndustryFOXBusiness

Colonial Pipeline CEO warns of fuel shortages following cyberattack

Despite plans to reopen a major U.S. fuel pipeline later this week, following a cyberattack by a gang of hackers, Colonial Pipeline CEO Joseph Blout warned state officials Monday to be ready for possible fuel shortages. In a private meeting, Blout said the company wouldn’t resume shipments until the ransomware...
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North Carolina declares state of emergency over Colonial Pipeline outage

North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper on Monday declared a state of emergency over the temporary outage of the Colonial Pipeline caused by a cybersecurity attack. The declaration will suspend motor vehicle fuel regulations as a means to ensure there is enough supply throughout the state until the pipeline resumes regular operations.
Public SafetyCNBC

Here's the hacking group responsible for the Colonial Pipeline shutdown

A hacker group called DarkSide is behind the cyberattack on Colonial Pipeline that shut down a major oil pipeline over the weekend. DarkSide makes ransomware hacking tools, but only largely goes after for-profit companies from English-speaking countries. The DarkSide hacker gang that is responsible for the devastating Colonial Pipeline attack...
IndustryWashington Post

Ransomware attack leads to shutdown of major U.S. pipeline system

A ransomware attack caused a major East Coast fuel pipeline operator to shut down its entire network on Friday, according to a U.S. official familiar with the matter. Federal law enforcement and homeland security officials are investigating the matter. They do not yet know whether the attack on top U.S. fuel pipeline operator Colonial Pipeline was carried out by foreign government hackers or a criminal group, the official said.
Energy IndustryBBC

US passes emergency waiver over fuel pipeline cyber-attack

The US government issued emergency legislation on Sunday after the largest fuel pipeline in the US was hit by a ransomware cyber-attack. The Colonial Pipeline carries 2.5 million barrels a day - 45% of the East Coast's supply of diesel, gasoline and jet fuel. It was completely knocked offline by...
StocksStreet.Com

4 Stocks Jim Cramer Is Watching Amid Colonial Pipeline Shutdown

The United States' largest fuel pipeline was crippled on Friday following a cyberattack. Oil prices were on the rise in intraday trading on Monday and gasoline jumped as Colonial Pipeline, the operator of a major pipeline system that transports fuel across the East Coast, shut down operations because of a cyberattack that happened last week.
Energy IndustryCNBC

Colonial Pipeline shuts down due to ransomware attack

The operator of the country’s largest fuel pipeline, Colonial Pipeline, fell victim to a cybersecurity attack on Friday that involved ransomware, forcing it to temporarily shut down all pipeline operations and raising concern that the outage could lead to spot shortages of gas, diesel and jet fuel. CNBC's Brian Sullivan reports.
Alpharetta, GAcspdailynews.com

Cyberattack Holds Colonial Pipeline Hostage

ALPHARETTA, Ga. — A major U.S. pipeline delivering millions of gallons of gasoline, diesel and jet-fuel suffered a major cyberattack on May 7, causing the Colonial Pipeline to completely shut down its pipelines. The Colonial Pipeline delivers some 45% of the supply of gasoline to the Southeast, with the shutdown now stretching into a third day, motorists may start to experience some challenges.
Energy IndustryPOLITICO

The Colonial Pipeline under attack

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