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JBS shuts down Australia, U.S. and Canada facilities after cyber attacks

Christian Fernsby |
Major cyber attacks have led to JBS Foods shutting down, as well as their facilities in the United States and Canada, the Queensland meat industry union confirmed, local media reported.

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Their information systems were targeted, with the company’s chief executive Brent Eastwood confirming the news to Beef Central.

Across Australia the company has 47 sites, operating the largest network of production facilities and feedlots in the country.

The government has since been made aware of the attack, says Federal Agriculture Minister David Littleproud. He confirmed they were working to get JBS meatworks back online nationally.


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