Foxconn suffers a Ransomware attack; $34 million Ransom demanded


Foxconn endured a ransomware assault at its Mexican office over the Thanksgiving weekend, by DoppelPaymer ransomware pack.

Foxconn is the biggest hardware producing organization, with its base camp in Taiwan. The organization has more than 800,000 representatives worldwide and an income of $172 billion out of 2019. Foxconn auxiliaries incorporate Sharp Corporation, FIH Mobile, Innolux, and Belkin.

Sources affirmed that Foxconn endured an assault around November 29th, 2020 at their Foxconn CTBG MX office situated in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico.

The office workers were down since the assault and as of now show a mistake to guests.

“The spilled information incorporates nonexclusive business archives and reports yet doesn’t contain any monetary data or representative’s subtleties,” detailed BleepingComputer.

Sources likewise shared a payoff note requesting a 1804.0955 BTC recovery, or roughly $34,686,000 according to the present bitcoin costs on the organization workers. The payment note incorporated a connection to Foxconn’s casualty page on DoppelPaymer’s Tor installment.

DoppelPaymer affirms that they assaulted Foxconn’s North America office on November 29th however didn’t assault the entire organization.

The programmers guarantee to have scrambled around 1,200 workers, took 100 GB of decoded does, and erased 20-30 TB of reinforcements.

“We encoded NA fragment, not entire Foxconn, it’s around 1200-1400 workers, and not zeroed in on workstations. They likewise had about 75TB’s of misc reinforcements, what we had the option to – we decimated (approx 20-30TB),” DoppelPaymer told BleepingComputer.


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