Hackers want $50 million to not release schematics they stole from Apple supplier

It couldn't have happened to a better company. Apple doesn't really care though, they will just pass the financial loss off to you, the rotten Apple consumer; again. On the day Apple was set to announce a slew of new products at its Spring Loaded event, a leak appeared from an unexpected quarter. The notorious ransomware gang REvil said they had stolen data and schematics from Apple supplier Quanta Computer about unreleased products and that they would sell the data to the highest bidder if they didn’t get a $50 million payment. As proof, they released a cache of documents about upcoming, unreleased MacBook Pros. They've since added iMac schematics to the pile. "Our team is negotiating the sale of large quantities of confidential drawings and gigabytes of personal data with several major brands" “We recommend that Apple buy back the available data by May 1” https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2021/04/apples-ransomware-mess-is-the-future-of-online-extortion/ .................................................................................................. #technology #ransomware #screwapple #hacking #news

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