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JBS’s cybersecurity was unusually poor prior to 2021 ransomware attack, internal homeland security records show

A May 30, 2021, ransomware attack on JBS, one of the world’s largest meat companies, disrupted the company’s operations internationally and ended when the company paid an $11 million ransom to Russian hacker group REvil.  While food production companies are potentially lucrative targets for cyberattacks, JBS was poorly protected against them compared to similar companies, […]