The ransomware attack that infected more than 6,000 cars and vans in the US on Friday has been traced to a group called Ransomware.
But the group that released the attack has no affiliation with a single country, a US official told TechCrunch.
The official added that the group has not yet been identified and will likely turn out to be one of a few dozen similar ransomware groups operating across the world.
The group is still not known to the authorities.
It’s unclear how the group got its hands on the data, but it likely had access to a server in the UK.
According to the official, it likely used the data to infect other vehicles, though the official wouldn’t say how many.
It’s unclear whether the ransomware attack was connected to the recent release of new version of macOS, or the iCloud security patch.
Apple has been criticized for its lack of security fixes for some of its mobile devices, including iPhones, iPads and Macs.
Apple is also the subject of a federal investigation over the security of the iCloud service.
Apple has previously said that Apple will update macOS to fix the issue and that the company is working on a new security patch for all of its devices.