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US federal courts hit by “incredibly significant” cyberattack-Newshubweek

Lazy software fixes are creating even more problems for security teams
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Lazy software fixes are creating even more problems for security

A 2020 cyberattack against the US federal court system ended up being far more damaging than initially thought, and has now been labelled, “incredibly significant and sophisticated” by a US congressman.

A hearing (opens in new tab) at the House Judiciary Committee saw Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) touch upon a data breach that was first publicly disclosed by the Administrative Office of the Courts, in early January 2021. 

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