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<p><body> <p>(Reuters) – The hackers who caused Colonial Pipeline to shut down on Friday began their cyberattack against the top U.S. fuel pipeline operator a day earlier and stole a large amount of data, Bloomberg News reported citing people familiar with the matter.</p> <p>The attackers are part of a cybercrime group called DarkSide and took nearly 100 gigabytes of data out of Colonial’s network in just two hours on Thursday, Bloomberg reported https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2021-05-09/colonial-hackers-stole-data-thursday-ahead-of-pipeline-shutdown?sref=SCAzRb9t late Saturday, citing two people involved in the company’s investigation.</p> <p>Colonial did not immediately reply to an email from Reuters seeking comment outside usual U.S. business hours.</p> <p>Colonial Pipeline shut its entire network, the source of nearly half of the U.S. East Coast’s fuel supply, after a cyber attack that involved ransomware.</p> <p/> <p> (Reporting by Aakriti Bhalla in Bengaluru; Editing by Himani Sarkar)</p> </body></p>