A law firm used by A-list stars including Rod Stewart, Lil Nas X and Robert De Niro has been hacked. The website for Grubman Shire Meiselas & Sacks is down and hackers claim to have 756 gigabytes of data including contracts and personal emails. A screenshot allegedly of a Madonna contract has been released, and the criminals are demanding payment.
H/T: BBC News
The law firm said in a press statement: "We can confirm that we've been victimised by a cyber-attack. We have notified our clients and our staff. We have hired the world's experts who specialise in this area, and we are working around the clock to address these matters."
Madonna, Lady Gaga, Mariah Carey, Mary J Blige and Bruce Springsteen are among celebrity clients whose personal information hackers claim to have stolen in a ransomware attack against a US law firm #privacy #DataBreach https://t.co/uhLBIhkGSj— PrivacyComplianceHub (@PCH_news) May 11, 2020
A large media and entertainment law firm in the US representing top-notch celebrities like #PriyankaChopra, #LadyGaga, #Madonna, #NickiMinaj, #BruceSpringsteen and more has experienced a major data breach.#Hacking #Hacked #Hacker https://t.co/wjzA9LciaE— We For News (@WeForNews) May 12, 2020