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20% of the cattle processing in the USA temporarily shut down by hackers

June 9, 2021


During the weekend, hackers attacked the Brazilian meat processing company JBS. The Sao Paulo-based organization known as the world’s largest meat supplier became a victim of a ransomware attack organized by a hacker group located on the other side of the world. The cyber incident caused havoc in company facilities in multiple countries, including the USA, Canada, and Australia. The cybercrime was so impactful that it forced almost all JBS operations in the USA to shut down temporarily.

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