Hacker group ‘REvil’ has demanded the highest ever ransom of $50 mn from Acer. The group used Microsoft Exchange vulnerability to gain access to Acer’s network. A deadline of March 28 is given to Acer to pay, and interestingly offered a discount of 20% if paid by Wed. Acer did not confirm the attack but said in a statement, ” …we have reported recent abnormal situations observed to the relevant law enforcement and data protection authorities in multiple countries.”

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