Attorneys continue to be an attractive target for hackers due to the large amount of personal information they retain related to their clients. Increasingly more sophisticated phishing emails are one of the most common techniques hackers will use to access this information. 30% of phishing emails are opened, and 91% of hacking attacks begin with a phishing email. Lawyers and law firms are often regarded by hackers as targets who might provide convenient back-door access to sensitive client data (and money).
Anne Haag is a Practice Management Advisor at the Chicago Bar Association and prepared the below video on “How to Spot a Phishing Email”