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The United States declares a state of emergency in 17 states and a DC Post hacker attack on pipelines

The United States declares a state of emergency in 17 states and a DC Post hacker attack on pipelines

In the aftermath of the cyber attack, the United States declared a state of emergency on Sunday (May 9, 2021), disrupting the operations of the country’s largest pipeline network for transporting fuel. To read Full (281 KB, in English).

A Colonial Peplin The goal ransomware -This is extortion software that blocks the system and charges a ransom to restart operations- Last Friday (7. May 2021). After that it was interrupted.

A state of emergency has been declared for the District of Columbia (capital, Washington) and 17 other states: Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, and South Carolina. . There are 50 states in the country.

Pipe supply network of the colony. Reproduction / Colonial

This Sunday (May 9), the colonial pipeline information Release (56 KB), part of its 8,851 km pipeline system has been reactivated, but the main lines are not yet operational. The suspension could push up fuel prices in the country. Without pipelines, there will only be road transport, which makes the product more expensive.

The headquarters of the colony are in Georgia. Its main fuel transport routes have been shut down.

Provides conditions for the immediate transportation of petrol, diesel, jet fuel and other petroleum products to the regions. Carriers provide direct assistance to affected areas. There will be flexibility in regulating this sector, thus facilitating attendance.

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