Russian ransomware likely behind JBS attack

Shan Goodwin
By Shan Goodwin
Updated June 2 2021 - 1:21am, first published June 1 2021 - 10:30pm
Russian ransomware likely behind JBS attack

INTERNATIONAL media is reporting Brazil's JBS SA has received a ransom demand and its investigations have found the cyberattack against the company that has shut down meat processing in North America and Australia originated from a criminal organisation likely based in Russia.

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Shan Goodwin

Shan Goodwin

National Agriculture Writer - Beef

Shan Goodwin steers ACM’s national coverage of the beef industry. Shan has worked as a journalist for 30 years, the majority of that with agricultural publications. She spent many years as The Land’s North Coast reporter and has visited beef properties and stations throughout the country and overseas. She treats all breeds equally.

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