ICO fines City Law firm £98,000 for data breaches following ransomware attack

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The UK Data protection authority, the Information Commissioner’s Office (“ICO”), has fined Tuckers Solicitors £98,000 for multiple data breaches relating to the disclosure of their client’s court documents which were published on the dark web. This followed a ransomware attack by a hacker which resulted in 972,191 files being stolen from the firm. Read the story via Doyle Clayton Solicitors – Hannah Davies and Jonny Robinson

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