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Two South Florida law firms confirmed Friday they encountered attempted data attacks, the latest in a string of cyber incidents, including some ransomware attacks, to roil the legal industry.

Weiss Serota Helfman Cole & Bierman, a 70-lawyer firm, and Markowitz Ringel Trusty & Hartog, a 13-lawyer firm, said in statements that they had been hit with cyberattacks.

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Dan Roe

I'm a reporter covering the business of law, focusing on Florida-based and national law firms for the Daily Business Review, The American Lawyer, Law.com and other ALM publications. Reach me at: [email protected] or on Twitter at @dan_roe_.

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