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Ransomware Hits Legal Profession

Ransomware Hits Legal Profession

Published June 14, 2016

According to Jorgensen & Company, a wave of ransomware is hitting lawyers on the west coast, causing state bars to issue warnings.  The emails appear to be from state bar associations and reference a complaint, the details of which claim to be in an attached document.  That document contains the ransomware.  This isn't an unusual attack, but the apparent infection rate at small/solo firms is significant.  While this ...

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