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Apple faces $50 million ransom demand over product data

Marietta Daily Journal 25 Apr 2021
Apr. 25—Apple is facing a $50 million ransom demand from a notorious Russian hacker group called REvil. The company was attacked after Quanta, which is a Taiwan-based supplier, reported a data breach on one of its servers that contained data ... .
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Hackers hit Apple in $50M ransomware attack via MacBook supplier

International Business Times 22 Apr 2021
Russia-based hackers have hit Apple in a $50 million ransomware attack via a Taiwan-based company that manufactures MacBooks and other products for the Cupertino-based iPhone maker, the media reported ... Indian news portal's server breach exposes 40mn users; hackers selling 700K records for $350.
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Apple supplier Quanta says no business impact from ransomware attack

Canada Dot Com 21 Apr 2021
... a ransomware attack, after media reports that a Russian hacker group had accessed confidential data from the Taiwan-based contract manufacturer’s servers.
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TechnologyApple supplier Quanta says no business impact from ransomware attack

Reuters 21 Apr 2021
... not expect any material business impact from a ransomware attack, after media reports that a Russian hacker group had accessed confidential data from the Taiwan-based contract manufacturer's servers.
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Digital development needs priority

Taipei Times 02 Apr 2021
The government needs a dedicated unit to help companies deal with the information security challenges posed by hackers and to improve Taiwan’s information security. The issue is not limited to the private sector’s data security against hackers and ransomware, government sector data security is even more important.
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College entrance site reports spike in overseas traffic

Taipei Times 15 Mar 2021
Wei said that although China has banned Chinese students from traveling to Taiwan, and it was initially thought that the Web site was being attacked by Chinese hackers, further analysis of the Chinese IP addresses found that they were spread across major cities, indicating that the visits were likely from interested parties.
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Cybersecurity Firm Says Thousands of Surveillance Cameras in Russia Accessible - Reports

Urdu Point 12 Mar 2021
According to Shodan, the search engine for internet-connected devices, Russia is fifth in the world for the number of surveillance cameras with open IP addresses, sitting behind Vietnam, Taiwan, South Korea, and the United States.
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Hon Hai sets up EV cybersecurity alliance

Taipei Times 03 Mar 2021
The E-Vehicle Cybersecurity Alliance, which was launched at a forum in Taipei by the Hon Hai Research Institute and the Chinese Cryptology and Information Security Association, would ensure that EVs are safe from hackers, Hon Hai chairman Young Liu (劉揚偉) said. Taiwan’s business ...
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US charges three North Koreans for major hacks and cyber-thefts

Al Jazeera 17 Feb 2021
The hackers extorted or stole more than $1.3bn in cash and cryptocurrency, the US Justice Department said in a press release announcing the charges ... Using fake interbank messages, the hackers attempted to steal from financial institutions in Bangladesh, Vietnam, Taiwan, Mexico, Malta and several African countries, the indictment alleges.
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Humour over rumour? The world can learn a lot from Taiwan’s approach to fake news

The Observer 17 Feb 2021
Still, he might want to think about looking towards Taiwan, rather than Hollywood, for further inspiration. Taiwan has had only nine confirmed Covid deaths so far ... Tang, Taiwan’s first transgender government minister and a self-described “civic hacker”, has done this by fostering digital democracy.
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U.S. charges North Korean hackers in $1.3 billion theft scheme

Sandhills Express 17 Feb 2021
The hackers attempted to steal more than $1.2 billion from banks in Vietnam, Bangladesh, Taiwan, Mexico, Malta and Africa by hacking their computer networks and sending fraudulent messages through a communication system, created ransomware known as WannaCry 2.0 and extorted victims after stealing confidential information, prosecutors allege.
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North Korea ‘tried to hack’ Pfizer for COVID-19 vaccine

Al Jazeera 17 Feb 2021
Tuesday’s revelation follows attempts last year by suspected North Korean hackers to break into the systems of at least nine healthcare companies including Johnson & Johnson, Novavax and AstraZeneca ... North Korean hackers gained global notoriety in 2014 when they were accused ...
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North Korea 'tried to hack' Pfizer for vaccine info - South's spies: reports

Manila Standard Today 17 Feb 2021
North Korean hackers tried to break into the computer systems of pharmaceutical giant Pfizer in a search for information on a coronavirus vaccine and treatment technology, South Korea's spy agency said Tuesday, according to reports ... - North Korean hackers tried to break into ...
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Nth Korea ‘tried to hack’ Pfizer, says Seoul

Asiatimes 16 Feb 2021
North Korean hackers tried to break into the computer systems of pharmaceutical giant Pfizer in a search for information on a coronavirus vaccine and treatment technology, South Korea’s spy agency said Tuesday, according to reports ... from Taiwan’s Far Eastern International Bank.
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