SRA has issued 19 scam alerts in September so far

Solicitors actively targeted by scammers.
Law firms need to tighten up their email security and revisit their cybercrime prevention strategies as the Solicitors Regulatory Authority has issued 19 scam alert announcements since the start of September, advises Converge Technology Specialists (ConvergeTS), the country’s only dedicated Cloud computing provider for law firms.
The vast majority of scams have been phishing emails sent to members of the public in the name of particular firms or individuals at firms and attempted to obtain bank account details or money. Just this week, Suffolk Police has reported how one local business was targeted by a bogus caller who pretended to be from the business’s bank. The business urgently downloaded what it believed to be security software and subsequently transferred £1m into the scam caller’s account.
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