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Ireland The Global Meat Giant JBS paid a ransom of $ 11 million to Hackers

22:55  10 june  2021
22:55  10 june  2021 Source:   challenges.fr

United States. The subsidiary of the agribusiness giant JBS Victim of a cyber-attack

 United States. The subsidiary of the agribusiness giant JBS Victim of a cyber-attack © AFP / Getty Images North America / Matthew Stockman "At this point, the company is not informed of any misuse of data concerning its customers, its customers Suppliers or its employees resulting from this situation, "added JBS USA. The American subsidiary of the Brazilian agri-food giant JBS, one of the world leaders in the meat sector, announced Monday being a victim since Sunday of a "organized cyber-attack".

JBS © Paulo Whitaker JBS Cyberattack: The Global JBS meat giant was ransomed by hackers.

The Global Meat Giant JBS, victim of a cyber attack at the end of May, said Wednesday, June 9, have paid a ransom of $ 11 million to the hackers.

"It was a very difficult decision for our business and for me personally," said Andre Nogueira, boss of the American subsidiary of the Brazilian group, in a statement.

"We thought, however, that this decision should be taken to prevent any potential risk for our customers," he continued.

also the group paid "the equivalent of $ 11 million in ransom in response to the criminal hacking of its operations", according to JBS.

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Mr. Nogueira clarified the Wall Street Journal that this payment had been made in Bitcoins.

"At the time of payment, the vast majority of the company's facilities were operational," said in its JBS communiqué, which is one of the largest agri-food companies in the world.

It was a question of "ensuring that no data is exfiltered" and "avoid any unforeseen problems related to the attack", according to the group.


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jbs, specialized in beef, chicken and pork products, had indicated to the authorities American to be the target of a cyber attack on the rank of a "criminal organization probably based in Russia", according to the White House.

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US President Joe Biden stated that he did not leave possible reprisals against Russia after this cyberattack.

The servers on which JBS's computer systems are based in North America and Australia had been targeted, including the Group's activities in Australia and suspending certain production lines in the United States.

In addition to Brazil and other Latin American countries, JBS is present in the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and the United Kingdom.

Other companies also targeted

several companies have recently been victims of hackers of magnitude.

The Colonial Pipeline Group, also targets an attack of this type early May, had acknowledged that $ 4.4 million to the hackers.

Monday, the US authorities announced having recovered part of the sum.

The attack on Colonial Pipeline had provoked significant gas supply problems in the southeastern United States for several days.

A ransomware or "Ransomware" operates security flaws to block computer systems. His authors then require a ransom to unlock them.

At least $ 18 billion has been paid to supported hackers last year according to the Emsisoft security company.

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