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Ransomware hackers steal plans for upcoming Apple products

Group behind REvil ransomware claims stolen files include plans for two laptops and a new Apple Watch

Apple is facing a ransomware demand after a group of cybercriminals stole confidential plans for the company’s upcoming products from a supplier.

The “Sodin” group, which makes and runs a piece of ransomware called REvil, says it stole the plans from Quanta Computer, a Taiwanese company that assembles a number of Apple laptops.

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