JBS cyberattack: Livestock haulers feel brunt of plant shutdowns

A truck transports live cattle in illustrate an article about the impacts of the JBS cyberattack on livestock haulers

Truck driver Darwin Hershberger was preparing to transport cattle from Wyoming to Utah on Monday morning when the feedlot owner told him the load was canceled. The reason: a cyberattack on JBS, the largest meat processor in the world.

Hershberger and other truck drivers who specialize in hauling livestock have been feeling the brunt of the attack, which has disrupted operations at JBS facilities across the U.S. and Canada. The White House said it was a ransomware attack, likely by hackers in...


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