Cybercrime on agriculture operations and businesses is on the rise

When it comes to cyberattacks, ransomware and electronic fraud, farms and ranches are attracting the interest of hackers because they see these agriculture operations as potentially lucrative targets that may not have up-to-date fraud protection tools in place.

Cathy Lennon, general manager of the Ontario Federation of Agriculture, says every point along the agrifood chain has been hit by a cyber attack because nearly every business is connected to the internet in some way.

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Source: DRG News