Laptop manufacturer Compal Suffered “Security Incident”


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Multiple reports showed that one of the largest laptop manufacturers, Compal was hit by ransomware. Now Compal has confirmed that it suffered a security incident.

While speaking with UDN (United News Network), Qingxiong Lu, deputy managing director of Compal told this.

Compal manufactures the laptop for multiple vendors like Apple, Lenovo, HP, Acer, Dell, and a few more.

Qingxiong Lu admitted that the infiltration in the network while saying the attackers are not blackmailing.

According to a screenshot shared with the Yahoo Taiwan, the attackers are believed to be from the DoppelPaymer group after the screenshot was reviewed by ZDNet.

The managing director also said that the production line is not affected but the 30% of the computers in ineternal network are affected.

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