Yesterday may need been an enormous deal for Apple with the launch of the M1 iMac, iPad Professional, and AirTag trackers, however one in all Apple’s MacBook suppliers did not have such an excellent day. Bloomberg studies that Quanta Laptop Inc, a key provider for Apple’s MacBooks, was hit with a $50 million ransomware assault by a well known darkish net hacking group REvil.
After refusing to pay the exorbitant sum, REvil made good on its risk. As Bloomberg studies, the group posted schematics for a brand new laptop computer, together with 15 photographs detailing the center of what seems to be a Macbook designed as just lately as March 2021. Bloomberg did not expose what was within the paperwork, however Macrumors, who additionally noticed the schematics after they have been printed, says they clearly present new ports coming to the next-gen pocket book:
On the fitting facet of the machine, there is a seen HDMI port, accompanied by a USB-C/Thunderbolt port and adopted by an SD Card reader. The left facet options two extra USB-C/Thunderbolt ports and a MagSafe charging slot, for a complete of three USB-C/Thunderbolt ports as a substitute of 4 as now we have at present.
Macrumors additionally says that Leaked photographs of the brand new MacBook Professional floating round on Twitter additionally affirm that the machine won’t characteristic a Contact Bar.
It was beforehand rumored that Apple could be returning ports and MagSafe to the upcoming MacBooks in addition to tweaking the design and eradicating the Contact Bar. Apple simply launched a brand new iMac at its Spring Loaded occasion, so we’re not anticipating to see any new Macs till at the least WWDC in June.