One of the largest oil pipelines in the US closed due to cyber attack

One of the largest oil pipelines in the US closed due to cyber attack


Carrying more than 100 million gallons of gasoline and other fuel daily from Houston to the Port of New York, CNN reports Colonial Pipeline pipeline activities cyber attack has been temporarily suspended due to

In the statement made by the company, it was stated that certain systems were taken offline in order to control the threat that caused the activities in the entire pipeline to temporarily stop and affect the systems of some information technologies.

In the statement, it was also stated that the company agreed with a cyber security firm for investigation and contacted federal agencies.

In the USA, Russia was held responsible for the “SolarWinds” cyber attack, which was targeted by the country’s official institutions before.

It was claimed that the cyber attack, which is estimated to have access to the information of 30 thousand organizations via Microsoft, was carried out by China.

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