JBS: Cyber-attack hits world’s largest meat supplier

The world’s largest meat processing company has been targeted by a sophisticated cyber-attack.

 

Computer networks at JBS were hacked, temporarily shutting down some operations in Australia, Canada and the US, with thousands of workers affected.

 

The company believes the ransomware attack originated from a criminal group likely based in Russia, the White House said.The attack could lead to shortages of meat or raise prices for consumers.

 

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