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Mitigating the Risk of Cyber Fraud

Article contributed by Emily Haskey of Dye & Durham At any one time, around 11,000 criminal organisations are said to be actively targeting the legal sector with the intention of infiltrating law firms and redirecting funds transferred between client accounts.    In the latest update from the SRA (Solicitors Regulation Authority), it confirmed that 50 Scam Alerts were issued between December 2021 and February 2022 alone. This included scams relating to inheritance or entitlement to money, email phishing or malware…

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