Goodwin Points to 3rd-Party Vendor as Root of Data Breach | The American Lawyer – The American Lawyer


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The firm said it is investigating the cyber attack and that firm clients have been notified of the intrusion.

Goodwin Procter's offices in San Francisco, California. Photo: Jason Doiy/ALM Goodwin Procter’s offices in San Francisco, California. Photo: Jason Doiy/ALM

Goodwin Procter found itself the victim of a cyberattack, the firm acknowledged Tuesday, after a vendor to the firm that handles large file transfers was hacked, allowing the intruders to access data the third party had handled for the law firm. 

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Patrick Smith

Patrick Smith, based in New York, covers the business of law, including the ways law firms compete for clients and talent, cannabis law and marketing innovation. Reach him at [email protected] or on Twitter at @nycpatrickd

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