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Cyberattack prompts Colonial Pipeline to halt operations – CBS News

The Colonial Pipeline Company said the attack involves ransomware.

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A cyberattack has prompted a company that operates a major energy pipeline in the U.S. to shut down operations.
The Colonial Pipeline Company said in a statement it learned on Friday that it was the victim of a cybersecurity attack, and so “proactively took certain systems offline to contain the threat, which has temporarily halted all pipeline operations, and affected some of our IT systems.” 
In an updated statement on Saturday afternoon it said it had “determined that this incident involves ransomware.”

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