REvil ransomware gang hits Apple supplier Quanta; warns of data leak

REvil ransomware gang hits Apple supplier Quanta; warns of data leak

REvil ransomware gang claims to be negotiating with 3rd-parties to sell the alleged stolen data.

The infamous REvil ransomware gang (also known as Sodinokibi) is back in action and this time its alleged victim is Quanta Computer Inc., a Taiwan-based manufacturer of notebook computers and other electronic hardware.

In a post published by the REvil ransomware gang on its official website accessible through the Tor browser, the group is claiming to have stolen gigabytes of sensitive Quanta data.

The group also alleged that Quanta is aware of the breach and shows no interest in protecting it. Therefore, it (REvil ransomware gang) is negotiating with several third parties interested in buying the data which apparently contains sensitive and confidential details regarding Apple’s upcoming releases.

Furthermore, the group is offering Apple to “buy back” the stolen data by May 1st, 2021. However, if not, hackers are threatening to release product and personal data to the public.

In order not to wait for the upcoming Apple presentations, today we, the REvil group, will provide data on the upcoming releases of the company so beloved by many. Tim Cook can say thank you Quanta, REvil ransomware gang said in a press release.

From our side, a lot of time has been devoted to solving this problem. Quanta has made it clear to us that it does not care about the data of its customers and employees, thereby allowing the publication and sale of all data we have.

Our team is negotiating the sale of large quantities of confidential drawings and gigabytes of person ..