REvil Extorts Apple in Supply Chain Attack
REvil ransomware gang ransomware group attacked Quanta, a Taiwan-based original design manufacturer (ODM). The attackers attempted to pressure Quanta into paying a ransom. When that didn’t work, they turned their attention to Apple by publicly releasing proprietary blueprints for new Apple devices that they had stolen from the tech giant’s business partner. According to the Tor payment page shared with BleepingComputer, Quanta has to pay $50 million until April 27th, or $100 million after the countdown ends.
Apple contracts Quanta to manufacture Apple Watch, Apple Macbook Air, and Apple Macbook Pro.
April 20, 2021
$50Million Ransomware demanded, not paid