Ransomware attack shuts down The Superior Court of Los Angeles County

The Superior Court of Los Angeles County will be closed on Monday as they continue to recover from a ransomware attack that happened last week. Because of this, all 36 courthouse locations across LA County will be closed to start Read More …

Spying, hacking and intimidation: Israel’s nine-year ‘war’ on the ICC exposed

When the chief prosecutor of the International criminal court (ICC) announced he was seeking arrest warrants against Israeli and Hamas leaders, he issued a cryptic warning: “I insist that all attempts to impede, intimidate or improperly influence the officials of Read More …

Crooks plant backdoor in software used by courtrooms around the world

A software maker serving more than 10,000 courtrooms throughout the world hosted an application update containing a hidden backdoor that maintained persistent communication with a malicious website, researchers reported Thursday, in the latest episode of a supply-chain attack. The software, Read More …

Cyber attack hits Pennsylvania Courts’ website

Pennsylvania Courts’ website was targeted in a cyber attack on Sunday. Pennsylvania’s Chief Justice Debra Todd made the announcement, saying portions of the website were made unavailable due to the attack. The situation was described as a denial of service Read More …

Australia: Cyber attack on Victoria’s court system may have exposed recordings of sensitive cases

Victoria’s court system has been hit by a ransomware attack, which an independent expert believes was orchestrated by Russian hackers. A spokesperson for Court Services Victoria (CSV) said hackers accessed an area of the court system’s audio-visual archive. That would Read More …

Kansas court system down nearly 2 weeks in `security incident’ that has hallmarks of ransomware

Kansas officials are calling a massive computer outage that’s kept most of the state’s courts offline for two weeks a “security incident” and, while they have provided no explanation, experts say it has all the hallmarks of a ransomware attack. Read More …

Cyber attack on International Criminal Court in The Hague; Hackers stole sensitive docs

The International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague fell victim to a cyber attack last week, the court confirmed in a statement after reporting by NOS. A source told the broadcaster that the hackers gained access to a large number Read More …

DOJ: SolarWinds hackers breached emails from 27 US Attorneys’ offices

The US Department of Justice says that the Microsoft Office 365 email accounts of employees at 27 US Attorneys’ offices were breached by the Russian Foreign Intelligence Service (SVR) during the SolarWinds global hacking spree. “The APT is believed to Read More …

Cyberattack on Moldova’s Court of Accounts destroyed public audits

Moldova’s “Court of Accounts” has suffered a cyberattack leading to the agency’s public databases and audits being destroyed. Court of Accounts of Moldova is a government authority that performs audits of public financial resources and government agencies to comply with Read More …

Investigation launched into vulnerabilities found within US Judiciary case file system

The United States Judiciary has announced an audit into its systems, following concerns its case file system has been compromised. In making the announcement, the Judiciary said the Administrative Office of the US Courts was working with the Department of Read More …