Excerpt: Ransomware is growing by leaps and bounds. There are reports that ransomware attacks have increased by 748% over the last year. A major international study found that almost forty percent of businesses were hit by ransomware last year. Those are some staggering numbers. Law firms are not immune to ransomware attacks either. Any business is at risk, including the solo attorney. What can we do about ransomware attacks?
In order to understand how to deal with a ransomware attack, we need to understand what ransomware is, how it is contracted, and what impact there may be on your law practice.