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Two charged in ransomware attack case that involved JBS

One suspect is a Ukrainian national now in custody in Poland, while the other is a Russian national

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) charged a Ukrainian national and a Russian national for their alleged involvement in ransomware attacks against multiple victims. The ransomware group with which those two suspects are allegedly affiliated has been implicated with the May cyberattack on JBS USA.

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Competition regulator has concerns over JBS-Rivalea deal

Australian Competition & Consumer Commission deputy chair says the proposed acquisition ‘may give rise to vertical integration concerns’

The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC) has expressed concerns about potential issues that might arise if JBS’ proposed acquisition of Rivalea Holdings and Oxdale Dairy Enterprise is finalized.

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Cyberattack on JBS, acquisition has Aussies concerned

It has already been asked in the United States and now it is being asked in Australia: Is the meat industry becoming to consolidated?
Between the recent cyberattack and a pending acquisition of a major pork producer, JBS is undoubtedly on the minds of people in Australia more than it ordinarily would be.
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