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

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.