There are reports that the personal accounts of some famous celebrities have been hacked , including Priyanka Chopra, Lady Gaga Madona and many other international celebs. Let’s check the deets inside.
These days due to coronavirus pandemic everything came to standstill. From celebs to a common man everyone is facing hardships. In this situation where one hand people are still trying to cope up with the situation, on the other hand, the criminals and hackers are tightening their grip. They are taking advantage of the opportunity and attacking international companies asking them huge amounts. And now there is news that the Global Icon Priyanka Chopra is also trapped in one such case.
According to news published a group of cybercriminals hacked the website of New York-based entertainment law Grubman Shire Measelles and Sachs. It is been told that they have stolen a total of 756 GB of data from this firm, including contacts, secret contracts, phone numbers, email addresses, and personal conversations. And threatened to give them $ 42 million, which is equal to 317 crores. The hackers threatening the firm said, that if the amount demanded will not be given, then they will publicize all the details of these celebs. The hackers had asked for $ 21 million on May 12 but suddenly doubled the amount on May 14. Currently, the law firm refused to pay such a huge amount. After this dreadful thing happened. The American investigative agency FBI is involved in its investigation.
Celebrities And Companies That Are In trouble. And The Details Of Hackers
According to cybersecurity firm Mssisoft, the name of this hacking group is REvil also known as Sodinokibi. Their website has gone offline. Only its logo is visible on opening. No comment has been issued by the law firm.
Let us tell you that not only Priyanka Chopra, but other celebs like Lady Gaga, Madona, Nicki Minaj, Bruce Springsteen, Jessica Simpson, Christina Aguilera, and many others are also in trouble. Apart from these celebrities, the list also includes the firm like Discovery, EMI Music Group, Facebook, HBO, IMAX, MTV, NBA Entertainment, Playboy Enterprises, Samsung Electronics, Sony Corp, Spotify, Tribeca Film Festival, Universal Music Group, and Vice Media Group.