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Whether you are aware of it or not, hackers might be attempting to access your computer every day. Attempted cyber attacks are becoming more common and recent technological advances give them the potential to cause more damage, but they may start with something as simple as an email. Most firms regularly receive emails like this one:

Legal representation based on breach of sale contract. I will wait to hear from you if your firm can take on our case. Just click this link for more information about the case and the rates we will pay!

Kind Regards,

Iam ScamArtist

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