State court discovers cyber threat, disconnects from internet

JUNEAU (AP) - The Alaska Court System has temporarily disconnected most of its operations from the internet after a cybersecurity threat on Saturday, including shutting down its website and removing the ability to look up court records.

The threat blocked electronic court filings, disrupted online payments and prevented hearings from taking place by videoconference for several days, officials said.

“I think for a few days, there may be some inconveniences, there may be some hearings that are canceled, or some judges who decide to shift from videoconference to teleconference proceedings or the...

 

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