INCIDENT: Foxconn Hit in Ransomware Attack for Second Time

Smartphone manufacturing giant Foxconn is recovering from a May ransomware attack that disrupted operations at one of its Mexico-based production facilities, officials said. This is the second attack the company suffered in two years.
Foxconn operates three facilities in Mexico, which produce computers, LCD TVs, mobile devices, and set-top boxes, formerly used by Sony, Motorola, and Cisco Systems.
The affected production plant is Foxconn Baja California, located in the city of Tijuana at the border with California, which specializes in the production of medical devices, consumer electronics and industrial operations.

Incident Date

May 31, 2022

Location

Mexico

Estimated Cost

Ransom was demanded, but not sure of the cost

Victims

Type of Malware:

Threat Source:

No threat source identified

References:

  • Foxconn confirms ransomware attack disrupted production in Mexico
  • Foxconn Recovering from Ransomware Attack, Again

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Impacts

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