REvil Steals Apple Blueprints, Demands $50M in XMR
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The REvil ransomware gang, has stolen blueprints of Apple's products from the Quanta Computer supplier, BleepingComputer has learned. The bad actors reportedly want Apple to pay a ransom by May 1. Otherwise, the hackers threatened to sale "large quantities of confidential drawings and gigabytes of personal data with several major brands."

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The hackers gang has also demanded Quanta to pay $50 million until April 27, or $100 million after the countdown ends, in the monero (XMR) cryptocurrency.

REvil Steals Apple Blueprints, Demands $50M in XMR

The Taiwan-based confirmed the attack, but declined to detail how much of its data was stolen. A spokesperson for Apple declined to comment. This is not the first attack of REvil in this year.

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As iHodl earlier reported, Acer Inc., a Taiwanese multinational hardware and electronics corporation, also suffered a ransomware attack as the REvil ransomware ciphered the corporation's files and demanded $50 million ransom in XMR. The ransomware's goal was not to disrupt production systems but hit Acer's back-office network.

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