A cyberattack on the Colonial Pipeline may lead to a fuel shortage in parts of the Southeast. Find out why gas prices may be on the rise. RELATED:
Like a clot that cuts off blood flow to the body, a cyberattack on a key artery in the nation's energy infrastructure has temporarily disrupted the transportation of fuel in the Southeastern U.S.
The ransomware attack on the Colonial Pipeline is threatening to cause gas shortages and could affect prices if it continues longer than expected.
While experts are cautioning drivers not to rush to fill up, government officials are taking steps to protect Americans from gasoline price spikes and ensure that fuel can be shipped in other ways.
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