Federal Court System—And Possibly Sealed Filings—Breached in Connection With SolarWinds Hack

The Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts (the “AO”) recently disclosed that it has initiated an investigation into an apparent compromise in security of the Judiciary’s Case Management/Electronic Case Files System (“CM/ECF”) as a result of vulnerabilities associated with SolarWinds Orion products. The AO noted that it is currently working with the Department of Homeland Security on an audit of security vulnerabilities that may pose a confidentiality risk for non-public documents stored on...
By: Ballard Spahr LLP