Pipeline Operator Says 'Normal Operations' Have Resumed


I'm Julie Walker the operator of the nation's largest gas pipeline hit earlier this week by a ransomware attack said Saturday it has resumed normal operations delivering fuel colonial pipeline tweeted we have returned the system to normal operations delivering millions of gallons per hour to the markets we serve the company delivers about forty five percent of gas used on the east coast and also services states in the south it began restarting the pipeline Wednesday but by that time gas shortages started to spread with panic buying increasing the issue sources confirm to the Associated Press colonial paid nearly five million in cryptocurrency for the software description he required to unscramble their data network the ransom seventy five bit coin was paid last Saturday to dark side according to Tom Robinson co founder of the lipstick I'm Julie Walker

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