Colonial Pipeline faces potential $1 million fine for last year's breach

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The fine is in addition to the loss of earnings as a direct result of last year's attack, and the $5 million paid to its attackers
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The fine is in addition to the loss of earnings as a direct result of last year's attack, and the $5 million paid to its attackers

Colonial Pipeline is facing a penalty of about $1 million after the cyberattack in May 2021, which caused fuel shortages up and down the US East Coast

The US Department of Transportation's Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) issued a Notice of Probable Violation and Proposed Compliance Order to the fuel-pipeline operato...

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