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REvil Ransomware Group Threatens to Leak Apple’s New 2021 MacBook Designs, Demands $50 Million to Delete Files

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Apr
2021
REvil Ransomware Group Threatens to Leak Apple’s New 2021 MacBook Designs, Demands $50 Million to Delete Files

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An infamous group of ransomware operators is pressuring Apple supplier Quanta Computer to pay $50 million to keep stolen MacBook designs under wraps, following a successful breach of its servers.

Earlier this week, news broke out that REvil, also known as Sodinokibi, had breached Quanta Computer and infected it with ransomware, but not before stealing proprietary hardware designs and specifications allegedly pertaining to Apple’s new MacBook line. It allegedly demanded $50 million in Monero to delete the stolen files and decrypt locked systems.

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