The hacking group said they will wipeout all the users data remotely if Apple team will not give the money. The hackers have asked for $75,000 in Bitcoin or Ethereum (digital currency) or or $100,000 of iTunes gift cards.
Hackers had also contacted to Apple for extortion in exchange of deleting the alleged cache of data, but Apple had straightly denied to give ransom.
"We firstly kindly request you to remove the video that you have uploaded on your YouTube channel as it's seeking unwanted attention, second of all we would like you to know that we do not reward cyber criminals for breaking the law,"Note: This message was seen on screenshot of the mail conversation between hackers and apple Security team. ( Header of email stating the reply was from @apple.com domain) - Motherboard worte.
Hackers claims to have 300 millions of accounts including @icloud and @me domains.
Till yet Apple have not commented, we have to wait for Apple's comments.