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JBS, World’s Largest Meat Producer, Halts Slaughterhouse Operations After Cyberattack

HeadlineJun 02, 2021

JBS, the world’s largest meat producer, says it will reopen the majority of its plants today after it was hit with a cyberattack over the weekend, forcing it to shut down slaughterhouses in the U.S. — including all of its beef plants — as well as in other countries. The White House says the ransomware attack likely originated from a criminal organization based in Russia.

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