Reports: Foxconn Hit with Ransomware Attack in Mexico

Circuits Assembly
Date: 08 December 2020
By: Mike Buetow

TAIPEI – Foxconn experienced a ransomware attack at its Mexican facility last month, according to reports.

The company hasn’t acknowledged the attack, but multiple industry publications, including IndustryWeek and CRN, noted the EMS company’s servers were hacked and damaged.

The attack was reportedly executed by a ransomware company named DoppelPaymer, which is showing what it purports to be leaked Foxconn business documents and reports on its website.

The attackers are calling for $34.7 million in Bitcoin payments.    [FULL  STORY]

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