Colonial Pipeline

$5.9M ransomware attack on major agriculture group poses risk to US grain, pork, chicken supply

Attack is believed to have been carried out by BlackMatter, a successor of Colonial Pipeline hacker DarkSide.

US recovers most of ransom paid after Colonial Pipeline hack

The Justice Department has recovered most of a multimillion-dollar ransom payment made to hackers after a cyberattack that caused the operator of the nation’s largest fuel pipeline to halt its operations last month, officials said Monday.

Biden Keeps Spending Money No One Has.

On Day 109, a ransomware attack on a major U.S. fuel pipeline turns up the heat on Biden’s ability to not just spend on infrastructure, but keep it secure.

US Pipeline CEO Admits Paying $4.4Mln Ransom to End Hacker Attack, Restore Service

Colonial Pipeline Chief Executive Joseph Blount said his company paid $4.4mln to the cybercriminal group that closed the largest US pipeline with a ransomware attack that sent American motorists scrambling to find gasoline and underscored the vulnerability of the nation’s infrastructure to hackers, the WSJ reported on Monday.

US fuel crisis eases after cyberattack, but many petrol pumps remain dry

The gasoline shortage crisis on the US East Coast is slowly abating, according to industry data. The modest recovery comes as the country’s largest fuel pipeline was brought back to normal operations after a cyberattack.

DHS Cybersecurity Chief: More Ransomware Attacks Coming

Acting director of the Department of Homeland Security’s cybersecurity agency Brandon Wales warned lawmakers that more ransomware attacks are on the horizon.

US panic-buying feeds into fuel shortage, sending gasoline prices higher – analyst

Panic-buying and fuel-hoarding after the recent outage of the Colonial Pipeline network is the cause of the US gasoline price spike, according to the chairman of Alfa Energy John Hall.

The refinery shutdowns have begun: Two refineries paused due to pipeline cyber hack as America’s energy infrastructure shows shocking vulnerabilities

The nation’s two largest crude oil distillation units were shuttered on Sunday after it was reported that the Colonial Pipeline had suffered an “outage.”

Tucker Carlson On Gas Panic: “Somebody Did This To Us On Purpose”

It’s a “grimmer version of the 1970s.”

Gas Stations Report Shortages as Pipeline Shutdown Drags On

CHAMBLEE, Ga. (AP) — More than 1,000 gas stations in the Southeast reported running out of fuel, primarily because of what analysts say is unwarranted panic-buying among drivers, as the shutdown of a major pipeline by a gang of hackers entered its fifth day Tuesday.

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