REvil Ransomware Operators Targets Grubman Shire Meiselas & Sacks, an American Based Premier Entertainment and Media Law Firm

The REvil ransomware operators add another breach to their list. In this instance, they struck Grubman Shire Meiselas & Sacks and downloaded their sensitive and highly confidential documents from the company’s database.

Grubman Shire Meiselas & Sacks is universally recognized as one of the premier entertainment and media law firms in the country, representing the most prominent companies, talent, and executives.  As a transactional law firm specializing in all areas of entertainment and media – including music, film, television, live theatre, books and magazines, fashion, and sports – our ability to advise and service clients in all aspects of their careers and businesses is unparalleled. The firm’s success is built upon our extensive knowledge of the industry, strong relationships with key players, excellent lawyering, and legendary deal-making.

As per now, the ransomware operators have posted a sample of files and data of the company being downloaded by them. As per the Cyble Research Team, this small data leak from the large lot seems to be a warning for the company to accept the terms of the ransomware operators. Unfortunately, if the terms are not being accepted by the Grubman Shire & Meiselas & Sacks, then the REvil ransomware operators seem to leak a large lot of sensitive data of the company. Below is the snapshot of the message and the list of files being posted by REvil ransomware operators. The ransomware operators have posted a list of files highly sensitive and confidential files and data of the company. Cyble’s researches have examined this data leak which includes corporate operational data and legal documents such as Detailed information of their customers and clients, legal client contracts, many Non-Disclosure Agreements, and many more.

Below is the snapshot of the message and the list of files being posted by REvil ransomware operators.

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A snapshot of warning message being posted by ransomware operators

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Snapshot of list of sensitive files of the Company

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The legal confidential contract of the company’s client

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Snapshot of Confidential Agreement of the Company

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