World’s largest meat providers based in Australia and North America became victim of an organized cyber-attack which affected their information systems, stated by Brazilian JBS SA (JBSS3.SA).
The cyber-attack caused complete shutdown to their Australian unit on 31st May 2021. Company released a statement which stated that, they are working to resolve the issue.
“On Sunday, May 30, JBS USA discovered that they became victim of an organized cyber-attack, influencing few of the Servers supporting its North American and Australian IT Systems,” said in a statement which was delivered on 31st May’s evening, U.S. time.
“The attack will take some time to be resolved, which can cause some delays in transactions with customers and suppliers.”
The incident shutdown activities in few Australian states, JBS Australia Chief Executive Officer Brent Eastwood talked to industry news website Beefcentral on 30th May 2021, at that moment he didn’t said much about it and how long the stoppage would last.
The world’s biggest meatpacker Operates in Canada and the United States, which denoted 31st may 2021 as the U.S. Memorial Day public occasion.
Australian meat processing operations would be impossible without access to Information Technology services and internet systems, according to the Beefcentral report. thep report states that JBS’s Primo Smallgoods business in Queensland state also became the victim
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Article courtesy: Reuters