Irish Hospitals Hit by Cyberattacks, Forcing an I.T. Shutdown

Irish Hospitals Hit by Cyberattacks, Forcing an I.T. Shutdown

Health network officials have described the attack as “sophisticated,” claiming that attackers used an undetected bug in software known as zero-day to compromise their systems. They did not name the affected software or provide any evidence to support their claims. However, FireEye, the cybersecurity company, released a Report last month that a ransomware group in … Read more

Colonial Pipeline Resumes Operation: Newest Information on the Shutdown

Colonial Pipeline Resumes Operation: Latest News on the Shutdown

The operator of the Colonial Pipeline announced on Wednesday that it had started to resume pipeline operations. “It will take a few days for the supply chain for product delivery to return to normal,” the company said on its website. “In some markets served by Colonial Pipeline, there may or continue to be intermittent business … Read more

Cyberattack Forces a Shutdown of a Prime U.S. Pipeline

Cyberattack Forces a Shutdown of a Top U.S. Pipeline

Since Colonial is privately owned, there is less pressure than a public company to reveal details. However, as the manager of an important part of the country’s cyber infrastructure, the company needs to scrutinize the quality of its protection and its transparency about how it responded to the attack. People familiar with the investigation said … Read more

Pipeline Shutdown Has Had Little Impression on Provides So Far

Pipeline Shutdown Has Had Little Impact on Supplies So Far

HOUSTON – The shutdown of the largest oil pipeline between Texas and New York on Friday after a ransomware attack had little immediate impact on gasoline, diesel or jet fuel supplies. However, some energy analysts warned that prolonged exposure could raise prices at the pump along the east coast. Nationwide, the AAA Motor Club reported … Read more

Cyberattack Forces a Shutdown of a Prime U.S. Pipeline

Cyberattack Forces a Shutdown of a Top U.S. Pipeline

Since Colonial is privately owned, there is less pressure than a public company to reveal details. However, as the manager of an important part of the country’s cyber infrastructure, the company needs to scrutinize the quality of its protection and its transparency about how it responded to the attack. People familiar with the investigation said … Read more

Merkel Drops Easter Shutdown as Germany Flails In opposition to Virus Surge

Merkel Drops Easter Shutdown as Germany Flails Against Virus Surge

BERLIN – Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday rejected an unpopular plan to shut down the German economy for two additional days During the Easter break, she reversed her own policies as her government became widespread about its chaotic moves to fight the coronavirus resurgence. Her U-turn came less than 36 hours after she proposed declaring … Read more