FBI: Russian Ransomware Group Responsible for Cyberattack on Meat Supplier

FBI: Russian Ransomware Group Responsible for Cyberattack on Meat Supplier


The FBI has attributed the recent cyberattack on meat supplier JBS to a Russian hacker group called REvil.

Engadget reports that following a cyberattack earlier this week that shut down several JBS meat processing facilities, the “vast majority” of facilities have resumed regular production across the U.S., Canada, and Australia. Breitbart News reported earlier this week that a cyberattack crippled JBS, the largest meat supplier in the world. The company is also Australia’s largest meat and food processing company with 47 facilities across the country including abattoirs, feedlots, and meat processing sites. JBS employs around 1,100 people.

JBS USA said in a statement from Greeley, Colorado, on Monday that it was the target of an “organized cybersecurity attack,” affecting some of its servers supporting its North American and Australian IT systems. Now, production has largely returned to normal with the company stating that it should be at “near full capacity” by

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