The FBI noted ransomware attacks during these seasons against six grain cooperatives during the fall 2021 harvest and two attacks in early 2022 that could impact the planting season by disrupting the supply of seeds and fertilizer. The Attacks that Occurred: In March 2022, a multi-state grain company suffered a Lockbit 2.0 ransomware attack. In addition to grain processing, the company provides seed, fertilizer, and logistics services, which are critical during the spring planting season. In February 2022, a company providing feed milling and other agricultural services reported two instances in which an unauthorized actor gained access to some of
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All you have to do is scan the latest headlines, and it becomes painfully obvious that cyber attacks are on the rise. In fact, 80 percent of businesses have seen an increase in attacks this year, due in large part to the pandemic.