JBS workers returning as White House blames Russia over hack

Topics White House | United States | Russia


By Nandita Bose and Tom Polansek WASHINGTON/CHICAGO (Reuters) -JBS SA employees were returning to U.S. meat plants on Wednesday, a day after the company's beef operations stopped following a ransomware attack.

A notorious Russia-linked hacking group is behind the cyberattack against JBS that disrupted meat production in North America and Australia, a source familiar with the matter said. Brazil's JBS controls about 20% of the slaughtering capacity for U.S. cattle and hogs, so the plants starting to reopen should prevent.....

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