To strike fear in the ticker of any law firm that does not think this is a serious threat, 1 only has to look at the slip of the DLA Piper hack in 2017. The 4000+ attorney firm, DLA Piper, is one of the largest, most respected firms in the world. in June of 2017, the firm was effectively shut down worldwide within 20 minutes. despite the fact that DLA Pipers cybersecurity team in Britain discovered the threat within 20 minutes, the virus nonetheless disabled the firms worldwide telephone system and most of its computer network. When employees came into work they were notified to not twist on any computer anywhere within the firm.