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19 petabytes of data exposed across 29,000+ unprotected databasesSecurity Affairs

CyberNews researchers found more than 29,000 unprotected databases worldwide that are still publicly accessible, leaving close to 19,000 terabytes of data exposed to anyone, including threat actors. Most organizations use databases to store sensitive information. This includes passwords, usernames, document scans, health records, bank account and credit card details, as well as other essential data,

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Cyberattack Shuts Down Top US Fuel Pipeline Network

NEW YORK – Top U.S. fuel pipeline operator Colonial Pipeline has shut its entire network, the source of nearly half of the U.S. East Coast’s fuel supply, after a cyberattack that industry sources said was caused by ransomware. The company transports 2.5 million barrels per day of gasoline, diesel, jet fuel and other refined products

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Ransomware Cyber Attack Forced the Largest U.S. Fuel Pipeline to Shut Down

Ransomware Cyber Attack Forced the Largest U.S. Fuel Pipeline to Shut Down | IT Security News 9. May 2021 Colonial Pipeline, which carries 45% of the fuel consumed on the U.S. East Coast, on Saturday said it halted operations due to a ransomware attack, once again demonstrating how infrastructure is vulnerable to cyberattacks.“On May 7, the Colonial

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Major US pipeline shut by ransomware attack

WASHINGTON: The largest fuel pipeline system in the United States was forced to shut down its entire network after a ransomware attack, the operating company said in a statement on Saturday (May 8). The Colonial Pipeline Company ships gasoline and jet fuel from the Gulf Coast of Texas to the populous East Coast through 8,850km of

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Colonial Pipeline Confirms Ransomware Causing Disruptions

Critical Infrastructure Security , Cybercrime as-a-service , Fraud Management & Cybercrime Company Has Taken Systems Offline As A Precaution; Investigation Ongoing Scott Ferguson (Ferguson_Writes) • May 8, 2021     A Colonial Pipeline facility outside Birmingham, Alabama (Photo: Flickr) This is a breaking news story. Check back for additional details. See Also: Live Webinar |

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