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Here's how the ransomware attack on an East Coast pipeline could impact you

You’ve probably heard about a cyberattack on a huge gasoline pipeline in the Southeast. It’s a big deal because the Colonial Pipeline carries almost half of the fuel consumed along the U.S. East Coast. “Obviously, the targeting on infrastructure and things of that nature seems to be pretty alarming,” said Mark Ostrowski, a cybersecurity expert with software firm Check Point Software. Experts say the extortion attack on the Colonial Pipeline appears to have been carried out by a Russian group called Darkside Ransomware, which hacked into the control system to shut the pipeline down unless the company pays up. More: https://bit.ly/3oc4Uuv ►Subscribe: https://on.wtsp.com/youtube ►Website: https://www.wtsp.com/ ►Facebook: https://facebook.com/10TampaBay ►Twitter: https://twitter.com/10TampaBay
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