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In nearly six months, at least seven law firms have been infiltrated by ransomware, according to media reports. Of the attacks, hacker groups Maze and REvil have taken responsibility for them all.

Both groups are well-known, said Mark Sangster, vice president and industry security strategist of cybersecurity firm eSentire. And unfortunately for legal, Sangster added, “it seems they lately have turned their focus upon law firms.”

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Victoria Hudgins

I am a reporter for Legaltech News, where I cover national and international cyber regulations and legal tech innovations and developments.

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