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Hackers Hit Hollywood, Plus 80 U.S. Cities, With Huge Ransom Demands

Lady Gaga is a client of the Hollywood law firm whose sensitive files reportedly have been stolen. Hackers are demanding $42 million in ransom. (Timothy A. Clary/AFP via Getty Images)

By    |   Friday, 15 May 2020 02:11 PM

News that hackers are demanding a staggering $42 million after stealing over 750 gigabytes of sensitive personal data from a prestigious Hollywood law firm that represents Madonna, Lady Gaga, and Mariah Carey reflects a dangerous criminal trend sweeping the nation.

The “REvil” hackers who struck the Hollywood firm of Grubman Shire Meiselas & Sacks not only stunned Hollywood. They also claim to have made off with mountains of potentially compromising information – including confidential settlements -- on the firm’s A-list clients.

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News that hackers are demanding a staggering $42 million after stealing over 750 gigabytes of sensitive personal data from a prestigious Hollywood law firm that represents Madonna, Lady Gaga, and Mariah Carey is part of a dangerous criminal trend sweeping the nation.The...
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