In the past month, major companies have participated in multimillion-dollar transactions aimed at getting their systems back online.
Here's why the United States, believed to have the world’s greatest cyber capabilities, has looked so powerless against cyberattacks.
JBS said the cyberattack affected servers supporting its operations in North America and Australia. Backup servers weren’t affected.
JBS has extensive facilities in the U.S., including processing plants in Texas and Colorado.
Committee chairs said they were "disappointed" the operator of the nation's largest gas pipeline refused to give details about its ransomware attack.
The biggest fuel pipeline in the U.S. had halted service after becoming the victim of a ransomware attack that cut off deliveries to the East Coast.
More than 1,000 gas stations in the Southeast are running out of fuel as the pipeline shutdown drags on.
The Republican senator slammed President Trump for falsely suggesting China may have been behind the cyberattack.
"Russia, Russia, Russia is the chant when anything happens," Trump tweeted after Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Russia is "pretty clearly" behind the attack.
The charges do not directly involve allegations that the Russian government has attempted to interfere in the 2020 American presidential election.