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A data security researcher has uncovered what is apparently a major data breach as a result of a ransomware attack against Grubman Shire Meiselas & Sacks, a law firm whose entertainment and sports clients span from Lady Gaga to LeBron James to the Osbournes. So reports Variety.


ransomware 3998798 640 smallAccording to cybersecurity firm Emsisoft, hackers claim to have stolen 756 gigabytes worth of contracts, “personal correspondence” and other sensitive documents regarding clients such as Gaga, Bruce Springsteen, Madonna, Nicki Minaj, and Cam Newton.

Emsisoft attributed the attack to the group known as “REvil,” aka “Sodinokibi,” whose previous targets included Travelex and Brooks International.

Read the full article from Variety.

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