Most New York lawyers who receive e-mail from partners at Cravath, Swaine & Moore or Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz would likely open it right away. This Tuesday, that might have been a big mistake. Just when law firms' information technology departments had gotten systems back online after last week's massive blackout, a new problem emerged: a wave of fast-spreading computer viruses.
First the Blackout, Now the Computer Virus
New York Law Journal
August 20, 2003