Jones Day is hit by vendor data breach; hackers post files they claim were stolen from the law firm

Jones Day is hit by vendor data breach; hackers post files they claim were stolen from the law firm

Posted February 17, 2021

Jones Day is hit by vendor data breach; hackers post files they claim were stolen from the law firm

  • A hacking group has posted files that it claims to be from Jones Day after the law firm was hit by a data breach at one of its vendors.
  • Jones Day is the second law firm to acknowledge that it was affected by the hack of a file transfer vendor, Accellion.
  • Former President Donald Trump is among Jones Day’s clients.
  • A website linked to a hacker known as Clop has posted some documents said to be from Jones Day.
  • Jones Day denied that its own network had been hacked and said the vendor hack was not a ransomware attack.

– Debra Cassens Weiss | February 17, 2021