Cyber Alerts: ABA/FBI Private Industry Notification

The ABA recently notified its members of an FBI alert concerning ransomware (a form of malware that targets weaknesses in organizations and networks to deny the availability of data and systems) and keysweeper (a covert device that resembles a USB device charger which concenals hardware capable of harvesting keystrokes from certain wireless keyboards). 

These alerts are viewed as high priority by the ABA and are risks that are specifically targeting lawfirms and lawyers.

To find out more, click on the links below.

Ransomware: http://www.americanbar.org/content/dam/aba/administrative/cyberalert/ransomware2.pdf

Keysweeper: http://www.americanbar.org/content/dam/aba/administrative/cyberalert/keysweeper.pd