JBS paid an $11 million ransom in bitcoin re cyber attack

Author: Eamonn Sheridan | Category: Cryptocurrency

Wall Street Journal carry the news that meat supplier JBS paid a cyber ransom.

  • ransom payment in bitcoin,
  • made to stop further disruption at JBS meat plants
Andre Nogueira, chief executive of Brazilian meat company JBS SA's U.S. division comment:
  • "It was very painful to pay the criminals, but we did the right thing for our customers"
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Meanwhile BTC making a new high on the session:

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