Law firms using case management software from TrialWorks found themselves unable to access their legal documents after the third-party service provider was hit with a ransomware attack earlier this month.
The Coral Gables, Florida-based company, which serves roughly 2,500 clients, was attacked back on Oct. 13, but reports of the incident only began to surface this week. According to a BleepingComputer report, TrialWorks did not acknowledge the attack in a public announcement, but did notify customers via email and assured them it was "actively decrypting and restoring data," which suggests the ransom was paid.
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