Social Engineering Attacks on Law Firms on the Rise
Social engineering attacks on law firms are on the rise and are a very real threat to law firm security. The attackers prey on the trust, service and prompt action that are the make up of a law firm's delivering good client service. Law firms must realize that part of good client service is also fulfilling the obligation to be thorough and vigilant in protecting law firm digital assets. Asking questions of new clients or of taking extra steps to confirm legitimacy can be done without sacrificing good client service.
Stay vigilant out there....
For a more detailed look see this ABA article here.