Russian Hackers Are Targeting American Oil Refineries

Cyber criminals are targeting the energy infrastructure in the U.S, including pipelines, refineries and power grids to attack their operations and supply chain systems, experts said.

Hackers have targeted oil and gas producers in the past, such as the attack of the Colonial Pipeline, the largest U.S. fuel pipeline that resulted in shortages along the East Coast in April 2021. 

The cyber attackers demanded ransom via cryptocurrency since it is difficult to trace who the owners of an account are. Service from the pipeline did not begin again until May 12, 2021.


https://www.thestreet.com/technology/cybersecurity/destructive-russian-cyber-attacks-against-the-west-are-imminent-experts-warn

Erlando F Rasatro

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