Ransomware gang tries to extort Apple hours ahead of Spring Loaded event

Catalin Cimpanu reports:

The operators of the REvil ransomware are demanding that Apple pay a ransom demand to avoid having confidential information leaked on the dark web.

The REvil crew claims it came into possession of Apple product data after breaching Quanta Computer, a Taiwanese company that is the biggest laptop manufacturer in the world and which is also one of the companies that assemble official Apple products based on pre-supplied product designs and schematics.

Read more on The Record.

Over on BleepingComputer, Sergiu Gatlan has additional details about the negotiations with the hackers.

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