A malware attack against accounting software giant Wolters Kluwer is causing a 'quiet panic' at accounting firms

A malware attack on Wolters Kluwer, a popular tax and accounting software platform, has left many in the accounting world unable to work this week and sparked concerns about the security of the tax return and financial information stored on the company's cloud servers. One accountant at a large, Midwest-based accounting firm, said that the accounting world was in a "quiet panic" over the attack. But she also said her firm took additional precautions to "limit any possible exposure" to the malware attack through the accounting giant's technology connections to the software company. The accountant from the Midwest-based accounting firm ..