The danger of ransomware as a threat to your law practice has increased exponentially the past few weeks. You’ve heard about viruses and malware for years and, for those who have never had a data loss, it is easy to become complacent.
Recent events demonstrate how weaponized ransomware has created such a dangerous threat that responsible and cautious lawyers must act to protect both their business operations and their clients.
- Corporations, governments hit by cyberattack (dawn.com)
- Hackers strike across Europe as firms in Ukraine, Denmark and Britain hit by massive cyber attack (telegraph.co.uk)
- Explosive global attack delivers destructive Petya ransomware(helpnetsecurity.com)
- New cyberattack wallops Europe; spreads more slowly in US (stripes.com)