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Posted on: Mar 22, 2017

It’s another busy day at the office when you receive an email with an attached memo. You don’t remember asking for the memo, but you download the attachment anyway. Alarm bells! It’s not an attachment. It’s malware that’s now infecting your computer and every other computer in your law firm.

This was the situation that Jessica Mazzeo and Fran Griesing faced. In July 2016, the computer system for their small Philadelphia firm of 12 lawyers was infected with malware. They contacted Integrated Micro Systems, their outsourced information technology provider.

Read more from the ABA Journal article here.

This article was submitted by Jonathan T. Armiger, Wagner Reese LLP. If you would like to submit content or write an article for the E-Discovery, Information Governance & Cybersecurity Section page, please email Kara Sikorski at ksikorski@indybar.org.

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