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JBS USA Paid $11 Million to Hackers for The REvil Ransomware Attack


Recently, in May, the world’s largest meat processor food company JBS Foods being attacked by hackers with REvil Ransomware that leads to paying $11 million to hackers for recovers the infected files.

Due to the attack at several sites, the company was temporarily forced to suspend all its production.

JBS is one of the world’s biggest food companies that operate in the USA, Australia, Canada, Great Britain, and so on. However, it servers clients from 190 countries all over the world.

This news was confirmed by the spokesperson of the JBS itself, who also pronounced that JBS has paid an amount of $11 million to the threat actors, those who have broken into its computer system and internal network last month.

Andre Nogueira, the CEO of JBS USA said that the negotiation with the hackers was one of the difficult decisions, but the main motive of the negotiation ...


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