The Colonial Pipeline provides up to 45% of the eastern US liquid fuel needs. These two trunk pipes with a diameter of 1000 mm and 910 mm run from Texas in the southern United States to New Jersey in the north through the entire American east. One is used to transport various gasolines, the other - diesel, aviation kerosene and other fuels, up to 20 grades.
However, the cyberattack raised a number of important questions. Who is behind this attack? What purpose did it pursue?
And what should we, including Ukraine, be prepared for in the future?
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