Foxconn was targeted for the way the company treats its employees
Foxconn.com, the site of the multinational electronics manufacturing company that works with some major industry names such as Intel, IBM, Microsoft and Apple, was taken offline after a group of hackers that call themselves Swagg Security breached their systems and leaked tons of data.Cyberwarnews reports that the files obtained from Foxconn were published on Demonoid as a torrent, the hackers also making a statement regarding the hack, revealing that the passwords from the data leak can be used to make fraudulent orders on behalf of the companies that collaborate with the targeted site.
“So Foxconn thinks they got ‘em some swagger because they work with the Big Boys from Intel, Microsoft, IBM, and Apple? Fool, You don’t know what swagger is. They say you got your employees all worked up, committing suicide ‘n stuff,” the hackers wrote in a statement.
“They say you hire chinese workers ’cause you think the taiwanese are elite. We got somethin’ served up good…real good. Your not gonna’ know what hit you by the time you finish this release. Your company gonna’ crumble, and you deserve it.”