Attack Shuts Operations of Global Meat Provider

June 1, 2021


Australian and North American units of the world’s largest meat works, Brazil’s JBS SA, suffered a cyberattack over the weekend by an assault on its information systems, effectively shutting down at least 9 plants in the USA, one in Canada and one in Australia. Shutdowns lasted 2 days.

JBS produces 23% of America's meat.

Incident Date

May 30, 2021

Estimated Cost

$11 million


Type of Malware

Threat Source

No threat source identified