INCIDENT: Foxconn Hit By Ransomware

Electronics giant Foxconn suffered a ransomware attack at a Mexican facility over the Thanksgiving weekend.Foxconn is the largest electronics manufacturing company globally, with revenue of $172 billion in 2019 and over 800,000 employees worldwide. Foxconn subsidiaries include Sharp Corporation, Innolux, FIH Mobile, and Belkin.

Incident Date

November 29, 2020

Location

Mexico

Estimated Cost

1804.0955 BTC ransom, approximately $34,686,000

Victims

Type of Malware:

References:

  • Foxconn Electronics Giant Hit by Ransomware, $34 Million Ransom
  • Electronics Maker Hit by Ransomware
  • Pemex Ransomware Attack

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