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JBS says it paid $11 million ransom after cyberattack

June 10, 2021. Summarized by summa-bot.

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The meat supplier JBS USA paid an $11 million ransom in response to a cyberattack that led to the shutdown of its entire US beef processing operation last week, the company said in a statement Wednesday evening.

(CNN Business)The meat supplier JBS USA paid an $11 million ransom in response to a cyberattack that led to the shutdown of its entire US beef processing operation last week, the company said in a statement Wednesday evening.

The ransom was paid after most of the company's facilities had come back online, JBS said.

"This was a very difficult decision to make for our company and for me personally," said Andre Nogueira, CEO of JBS USA, in the statement.

"Preliminary investigation results confirm that no company, customer or employee data was compromised," JBS said in Wednesday's statement.

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