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They extract documents from celebrities, ask for 21 million as a reward for not revealing them

The hackers demand a high price for the ransom and threaten to reveal very confidential information about Lady Gaga, Madona, Elton John, among several other celebrities.

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It was last May 13 when it became known that the important law firm of several international celebrities was plagiarized, "Grubman Shire Meiselas & Sacks", a company that safeguards the greatest secrets of famous figures such as Madonna, Lady Gaga, Elton John, Barbara Streisanda, among others, since the cyber geniuses claim 21 million dollars for not revealing the most personal details of said important clients.

The aforementioned American company specializes in the areas of entertainment and media, including music, film, television, live theater, books and magazines, fashion and sports, a company that appears to have become a victim of file encryption malware where Hackers have stolen confidential documents and threaten to leak those files into the deep network if the victim fails to pay them the required ransom.

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The information thieves have claimed to have 756 gigabytes of data in their possession, among which contracts, personal emails, among other important data that clearly both the law firm and the artists in question know, as proof of it and in the best way. of threat, they have spread via social networks a capture of a contract belonging to Madonna.

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Subsequently in a statement, the company has confirmed the theft “We can confirm that we have been victims of a cyber attack. We have notified our customers and our staff. We have recruited world experts who specialize in this area and we are working 24 hours to address these issues. ”

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Some of the other best-known clients of the firm are: Barry Manilow, Rod Stewart, Lil Nas X, The Weeknd, U2, Drake, as well as actors such as: Priyanka Chopra, Robert De Niro and Sofía Vergara, some of the firm's client athletes are Le Bron James and Mike Tyson.
And even some huge companies like Facebook, Activision, iHeartMedia IMAX, Sony, HBO and Vice Media are also part of the corporate clients of the said law firm.



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