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The cybersecurity ‘pandemic’ that led to the Colonial Pipeline disaster – The Verge

The ransomware attack that shuttered the Colonial Pipeline didn’t come as a surprise to experts worried about a “pandemic” of cyberattacks. There are basic steps…

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WOODBRIDGE, NEW JERSEY – MAY 10: Fuel holding tanks are seen at Colonial Pipelines Linden Junction Tank Farm on May 10, 2021 in Woodbridge, New Jersey. Alpharetta, Georgia-based Colonial Pipeline, which has the largest fuel pipeline, was forced to shut down its oil and gas pipeline system on Friday after a ransomware attack that has slowed down the transportation of oil in the eastern U.S.
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