U.S. Fuel Shortage – Colonial Pipeline victim of a cyberattack and ransomware

One of the nation’s largest gas pipelines, Colonial Pipeline, is the most recent victim of a cyberattack and ransomware. According to various news sources, the FBI confirmed that a ransomware group, DarkSide, is responsible for the attack.

More details on this event can be found in the following list of news sources and articles:

Colonial Pipeline Paid Roughly $5 Million in Ransom to Hackers

How the Colonial Pipeline hack is part of a growing ransomware trend in the US

Colonial Pipeline Paid Hackers Nearly $5 Million in Ransom

Massive Lines Form At Gas Stations After Pipeline Hack

Why there are gas shortages and what it means for you at the pump