JBS Paid $11M to REvil Gang Even After Restoring Operations

JBS Foods paid the equivalent of $11 million in ransom after a cyber-attack that forced the company to shut down some operations in the United States and Australia over the Memorial Day weekend.

The company made the payment to cybercriminals to ensure the protection of its data and mitigate any further damage to its customers, as it was paid even after the world’s largest meat distributor had managed to return most of the facilities affected back to full operational capacity, a company official said.

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Source: ThreatPost