Up to 1,500 businesses could be affected by a cyberattack carried out by a Russian group.

Daily Business Briefing

July 12, 2021, 8:57 a.m. ET

July 12, 2021, 8:57 a.m. ET

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White House Says Combatting Ransomware Attacks Is a ‘Priority’

Last week, a number of small- and medium-sized businesses were hit by a major cyberattack, causing other companies around the world to fear the same. The Biden administration said it’s working to prevent further cyberattacks.

The increase in ransomware attacks far predated the president taking office, and it is something that from Day 1, he has made a priority and has asked his team to focus on where

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Industries Affected by High Corn Prices

What goes into your morning cup of coffee, and what makes it possible?

The obvious answer might be coffee beans, but when you start to account for additional costs, the scope of a massive $200+ billion coffee supply chain becomes clear.

From the labor of growing, exporting, and roasting the coffee plants to the materials like packaging, cups, and even stir sticks, there are many underlying costs that factor into every cup of coffee consumed.

The above graphic breaks down the costs incurred by retail coffee production for one pound of coffee, equivalent to about 15 cups of 16 ounce

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