Another day, another major ransomware cyberattack, this one on the large meat processing company JBS:

This latest attack comes “just weeks after a gang of hackers shut down operation of the Colonial Pipeline”:

So, how are these hackers picking their targets?

President Biden refused to comment on any payment that was reportedly made to the Colonial Pipeline hackers, which many thought at the time would only encourage other attacks:

JBS is now racing to restore its systems:

The White House said the hackers were “likely based in Russia”:

And the White House is “in contact with Russia” over the attack, whatever that means:

Of note, Biden’s tone on Russia has dramatically changed now that he’s president:


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