Colonial Pipeline restarts after hack caused six-day shutdown, US fuel shortage

May 12, 2021 | INVESTING

The largest petrol pipeline in America is returning to service, recovering from a cyberattack late on Friday that raised pump prices and choked fuel supplies across the eastern US.The Colonial Pipeline – a critical source of petrol and diesel for the New York area and the rest of the East Coast – was being restarted around 5pm Eastern time, the operating company said in a statement. The Alpharetta, Georgia-based company said over the weekend it was forced to take systems offline on May 7 in…

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