Just a week after we reported [view related post] that the FBI warned international law firms that they are targets for cyber hackings, multiple (reportedly up to 50) BigLaw firms have confirmed that they have been victims of hackings and intrusions. Further attempts are expected.

The FBI and Department of Justice have reportedly opened an investigation in the Southern District of New York to see if any information was stolen from the law firms. The information could be used in insider trading schemes.