Kansas Court System Down Nearly 2 Weeks in ‘Security Incident’ That Has Hallmarks of Ransomware

October 26, 2023 at 12:21PM Kansas officials are investigating a massive computer outage in the state’s courts, which has been ongoing for two weeks. While the officials have not provided details, experts believe it could be a ransomware attack. The disruption has forced attorneys to use paper filing and has slowed down the entire court … Read more

Kansas courts IT systems offline after ‘security incident’

October 16, 2023 at 04:10PM The information systems of state courts across Kansas are offline due to a security incident. This includes the eFiling system, electronic payments system, and case management systems. The courts are still operational but are only accepting paper filings and payments made via fax or mail. Filing deadlines may be extended … Read more

We’re not in e-Kansas anymore: State courts reel from ‘unauthorized incursion’

October 16, 2023 at 01:40PM Many state courts in Kansas are relying on paper filings due to an ongoing security incident, which may last for weeks. The Kansas Supreme Court turned off its eFiling system to examine the incident, and all filings must now be done on paper or by fax. The extent of the … Read more