Fuel tanks at a Colonial Pipeline breakout station in Woodbine, Maryland, US on Saturday. A cyberattack forced the shutdown of 5,500 miles of Colonial Pipeline's sprawling interstate system. Photo: EPA-EFE Fuel tanks at a Colonial Pipeline breakout station in Woodbine, Maryland, US on Saturday. A cyberattack forced the shutdown of 5,500 miles of Colonial Pipeline's sprawling interstate system. Photo: EPA-EFE
Fuel tanks at a Colonial Pipeline breakout station in Woodbine, Maryland, US on Saturday. A cyberattack forced the shutdown of 5,500 miles of Colonial Pipeline's sprawling interstate system. Photo: EPA-EFE
Cybersecurity

politico | Major US fuel pipeline forced to shut down after being targeted in cyberattack

  • The Colonial Pipeline ships petrol and jet fuel from the Gulf coast of Texas to the populous East Coast
  • Joe Biden received a briefing on the incident on Saturday morning, a White House spokesperson said

Topic |   Cybersecurity
Fuel tanks at a Colonial Pipeline breakout station in Woodbine, Maryland, US on Saturday. A cyberattack forced the shutdown of 5,500 miles of Colonial Pipeline's sprawling interstate system. Photo: EPA-EFE Fuel tanks at a Colonial Pipeline breakout station in Woodbine, Maryland, US on Saturday. A cyberattack forced the shutdown of 5,500 miles of Colonial Pipeline's sprawling interstate system. Photo: EPA-EFE
Fuel tanks at a Colonial Pipeline breakout station in Woodbine, Maryland, US on Saturday. A cyberattack forced the shutdown of 5,500 miles of Colonial Pipeline's sprawling interstate system. Photo: EPA-EFE
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