Lady Gaga, Madonna and Sofia Vergara in distress: victims of a cyber attack that staggers to Hollywood

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Vicky Ballesteros
– 13:00 – 14/05/2020
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Lady Gaga, Elton John, Madonna, Sofia Vergara, Robert de Niro and Barbara Streisand are some of the celebrities who are in the spotlight after the lawyer, Allen Grubmanone of the most popular and recognized of Hollywood has received a cyber attack on your personal computer. A group of hackers has been blackmailed with up to 21 million dollars in exchange for not uncovering the information that they have on their famous clients.

It is not to take it as a joke, because the hackers have ensured that they have under their power up to 756 gigabytes of data, including some confidentiality agreements, and a multitude of personal email. To demonstrate that this is not a bluff, have been disseminated through the social networks a capture of a contract that belongs to, nothing more and nothing less than the eternal queen of pop, Madonna.

Faced with such a threat, the prestigious firm has sent a press release and has tipped off their most famous clients: “We can confirm that we have been victims of a cyber attack. We have notified our customers and our staff. We’ve hired the world’s experts who specialize in this area, and we are working 24 hours to address these issues”.

According to media such as the BBC, the FBI has already taken action in the matter and is investigating the attack so that the threats don’t reach too far. To launch the attack on the pirates of the network incrustaron a virus of the group REvil or Sodinokibi. Among the celebrities who are on the list of counsel are also athletes LeBron James and Mike Tyson; actress Priyanka Chopra; singers Drake, Barry Manilow, Rod Stewart, and Lil Nas X; and the members of the groups, The Weeknd and U2.