NBC News: Ransomware hackers find vulnerable target in U.S. grain supply

NBC News: Ransomware hackers find vulnerable target in U.S. grain supply. “All three known victims are Midwestern grain cooperatives that buy grain from farmers and then process, store and resell it for uses like livestock feed and fuel. The attacks, in which organized cybercriminals lock up organizations’ computers and demand ransom for a program to unlock them, has slowed the distributors’ operations, hampering their ability to quickly process grain as it comes in.”

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