Tim Cook, chief executive of Apple, speaks during the Spring Loaded virtual product launch in Tiskilwa, Illinois, in the US on April 20, 2021. Photo: Bloomberg
Tim Cook, chief executive of Apple, speaks during the Spring Loaded virtual product launch in Tiskilwa, Illinois, in the US on April 20, 2021. Photo: Bloomberg
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Tech giant Apple targeted in US$50 million ransomware hack at Taiwanese supplier Quanta

  • The ransomware group REvil claimed to have infiltrated the computer network of Apple supplier Quanta, which produces MacBooks for the US tech giant
  • This hacker cartel has asked Apple to pay a US$50 million ransom by May 1 in exchange for the data stolen from Quanta

Tim Cook, chief executive of Apple, speaks during the Spring Loaded virtual product launch in Tiskilwa, Illinois, in the US on April 20, 2021. Photo: Bloomberg
Tim Cook, chief executive of Apple, speaks during the Spring Loaded virtual product launch in Tiskilwa, Illinois, in the US on April 20, 2021. Photo: Bloomberg
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