PBS NewsHour

Exploring the implications of the Colonial Pipeline hack

Clip: 05/10/2021 | 8m 15s | Video has closed captioning.

The federal government on Monday confirmed that a Russian criminal group is behind the hack of the Colonial Pipeline company. The pipeline — the largest of its kind in the U.S. — was shut down after a cyber extortion attempt. The Biden administration is working with the company to investigate the hack. William Brangham speaks to Megan Stifel of the Global Cyber Alliance about its implications.

Aired: 05/10/21

Rating: NR

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