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DLA Piper Shut Down

Postby jbagelboy » Tue Jun 27, 2017 7:36 pm

This is some shit: https://www.dlapiper.com/en/us/focus/dl ... ck-update/

No I'm kidding but really, I'm sorry for all DLA Piper associates and I hope this is more free vacation than unmitigated disaster.
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Re: DLA Piper Shut Down

Postby UVA2B » Tue Jun 27, 2017 7:47 pm

ATL reported on this, and it sounds like it could be pretty serious. I know our IT department sent out a warning about the threat and security updates implemented as a result of the DLA Piper breach.

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Re: DLA Piper Shut Down

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Jun 27, 2017 8:59 pm

Yep our IT is on defcon 1 lol

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Re: DLA Piper Shut Down

Postby bk1 » Tue Jun 27, 2017 9:33 pm

A+ thread title. Also:

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Re: DLA Piper Shut Down

Postby lavarman84 » Tue Jun 27, 2017 9:34 pm

What happens to the associate who clicked on the phishing link? Do DLA's partners each take turns cutting off a piece of him? :lol:

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Re: DLA Piper Shut Down

Postby bk1 » Tue Jun 27, 2017 9:40 pm

I would bet way more on a partner clicking some dumb link than an associate.

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Re: DLA Piper Shut Down

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Jun 27, 2017 10:44 pm

This is worse than when K&E remotely wiped half the firms laptops

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Re: DLA Piper Shut Down

Postby crumb cake » Tue Jun 27, 2017 11:05 pm

2Ls take note, something to ask about in your OCI screeners

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Re: DLA Piper Shut Down

Postby RaceJudicata » Tue Jun 27, 2017 11:24 pm

crumb cake wrote:2Ls take note, something to ask about in your OCI screeners


Is this serious? I do not think it would be a good idea to bring this up in an interview with any firm, let alone DLA. How would you even bring this up in conversation?

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Re: DLA Piper Shut Down

Postby elendinel » Tue Jun 27, 2017 11:28 pm

bk1 wrote:I would bet way more on a partner clicking some dumb link than an associate.


Seconded.

This is pretty nuts though; I feel sorry for all the associates who are going to have to spend their nonbillables redoing all those docs they lost.

RaceJudicata wrote:Is this serious? I do not think it would be a good idea to bring this up in an interview with any firm, let alone DLA. How would you even bring this up in conversation?


"If your computers got hacked, would the time spent out of the office while you're fixing that count towards my billables or will it come out of my PTO?"

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Re: DLA Piper Shut Down

Postby Yugihoe » Tue Jun 27, 2017 11:32 pm

elendinel wrote:"If your computers got hacked, would the time spent out of the office while you're fixing that count towards my billables or will it come out of my PTO?"

:lol: :lol:

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Re: DLA Piper Shut Down

Postby stoopkid13 » Wed Jun 28, 2017 12:17 am

It's not just DLA Piper. Companies all over the world were hit. Maersk and Merck are the two most recognizable companies, but there were also cyberattacks in Ukraine, Russia, and Australia.

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/06/27/tech ... ckers.html

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Re: DLA Piper Shut Down

Postby lavarman84 » Wed Jun 28, 2017 5:23 am

bk1 wrote:I would bet way more on a partner clicking some dumb link than an associate.


Fair point. But the partners will still find someone beneath them to blame it on. "IT guy, why didn't you stop me from clicking on the link promising free viagra? By the way, tell associate to come in. I want him to check with that Nigerian prince when my $10 million will be wired."

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Re: DLA Piper Shut Down

Postby Pokemon » Wed Jun 28, 2017 7:11 am

Secretaries can also be clicking this stuff. Also, my firm sent an internal phishing email to teach us what to avoid and it was surprisingly good (though, tbf, the firm is cheating by having information about me that is not generally available).

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Re: DLA Piper Shut Down

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Jun 28, 2017 8:51 am

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Re: DLA Piper Shut Down

Postby Johann » Wed Jun 28, 2017 9:05 am

I thought everyone just insta-deleted any email not from a work provider. I can't remember the last time I read an email about even like my benefits.

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Re: DLA Piper Shut Down

Postby foregetaboutdre » Wed Jun 28, 2017 11:20 pm

it wouldn't surprise me if either admin staff or a partner clicked a link. those are the two groups that seem to intermingle personal shit with their work computer/e-mail

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Re: DLA Piper Shut Down

Postby PeanutsNJam » Thu Jun 29, 2017 10:52 am

Of course it's DLA Piper



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