Hacker Claims To Have Files From Trump’s Law Firm

The Wall Street Journal reports:

A hacker claims to have stolen files belonging to the global law firm Jones Day and posted many of them on the dark web. Jones Day has many prominent clients, including former President Donald Trump and major corporations. Jones Day, in a statement, disputed that its network has been breached. The statement said that a file-sharing company that it has used was recently compromised and had information taken.

The posting by a person who self-identified as the hacker, which goes by the name Clop, includes a few individual documents that are easily reviewed by the public, including by The Wall Street Journal. One memo is to a judge and is marked “confidential mediation brief,” another is a cover letter for enclosed “confidential documents.” The Journal couldn’t immediately confirm their authenticity.

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