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How To Avoid Cybersecurity Challenges Brought On By the Pandemic

As the current pandemic has forced much of the world into virtual workforce mode, cybercriminals have seized on the uncertainty of the current times to launch new and creative offensives. Fears surrounding COVID-19 are high, conspiracy theories are running rampant, and cyberattackers are counting on stress and distraction to decrease our vigilance against intrusions.

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A high-profile entertainment law firm was hit in May by a ransomware attack, with the hackers demanding $42 million under a threat to expose documents on the firm’s clients, which include AC/DC, Lady Gaga and Robert De Niro. Law firm client data, particularly personal and financial information about celebrities, has a very high value to hackers.

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