News Story (Pennsylvania)
June 11, 2019
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A computer virus has completely brought Philadelphia’s online court system to its knees since May 21, The Verge reports. Document filing systems, email servers, and the court’s website were taken down as a precautionary measure.
Little other information has come to light — likely an attempt to keep details of court proceedings from leaking to the public. But it doesn’t bode well for municipalities that often have very little in the way of protection from cyber attacks.