The REvil Group, also identified as SODINOKIBI, said that it had been able to access the computer network of Apple’s Quanta Computer, and has requested $50 million to decrypt its systems, via the Dark Web. Quanta Computer is a major MacBook Air, MacBook Pro supplier.
The operator of REvil published a blog on its dark website that goes by the name – ‘Happy Blog‘ claiming that Quanta Computer is being a target of a ransomware attack. They released the details of upcoming Apple devices due to failed ransom negotiation talks
Some of the schematic seemingly aligned with the current iMac as well as some new version details were shared by hackers. The Ransomware Operator warned Apple, to repurchase the existing data until 1st May to avoid further leakage.
“Quanta Computer’s information security team has worked with external IT experts in response to cyberattacks on a small number of Quanta servers,”. There’s no material impact on the Company’s business operation.”
The information security defense system was triggered instantly while performing a comprehensive inquiry. The organization has also said its cybersecurity level was revamped and its current infrastructure is improved.Also working on the issue with law enforcement authorities and data protection authorities