The New Paper

June 10, 2021

JBS confirms ransom payment

JBS confirmed that it paid an $11M ransom in response to a cyberattack last week. The world’s largest meat supplier was forced to partially suspend operations in the US, Canada, and Australia due to the attack. 

More context: The ransomware attack on JBS followed a similar incident that shut down a major US oil pipeline for six days last month.
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