REvil Continues Ransomware Attack Streak with Takeover of Laptop Maker Acer

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March 23, 2021
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Cyberattackers behind the REvil ransomware have claimed another victim, this time global laptop conglomerate Acer, and are demanding a record $50 million ransom. First reported by Bleeping Computer, the attackers announced that they had breached Acer's systems on Friday by posting financial documents and bank forms from the Taiwanese laptop, desktop and monitor maker.

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