Hackers Shut Down a Major Pipeline

It was only a matter of time.

As of this writing, the pipeline that carries 45% of the fuel for the East Coast of the US is shut down. And the reason why?

Hackers, of course.

This week, in what security experts are calling the biggest attack on the energy sector since 2019, hackers targeted the Colonial Pipeline company with a ransomware attack.

For obvious reasons, the company hasn’t released much information about the details of the hack. Whatever the vulnerability was, and…