Martens on New Co-op cyber attack

September 23, 2021

Bobby MartensBobby Martens, associate professor, was quoted in a Sept. 22 IHODL story, "Iowa Grain Giant Faces Crypto Ransomware Attack."

"Huge amounts of money move with the transfer of agricultural commodities — many, many millions of dollars are transferred back and forth. The bad guys are going to see those transfers. There is a tremendous amount of money that exchanges hands in this area," said Bobby Martens, the Iowa Institute of Cooperatives endowed professor of economics at Iowa State University.


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