Interconnections: Making Sure Crime Doesn't Pay


Today's cybercriminals are using the internet, instead of guns to rob banks. It's not easy money, so the smarter crooks are always on the look out for softer targets. As often as not, law firms are at the top of the list, and for good reason.



“Slick Willie” Sutton was a prolific American bank robber who, during a forty-year criminal career, stole an estimated US$2 million – nearly US$30million today. But he is probably best known for his explanation of why he targeted banks in the first place.

“Because that’s where the money is,” he said.

Fast forward to the 21st century, and Sutton’s observation is still valid, although today’s cybercriminals are using the Internet, instead of guns to rob banks. It’s not easy money, so the smarter crooks are always on the look out for softer targets. As often as not, law firms are at the top of the list, and for good reason

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