The Office of Court Administration in Texas (OCA) confirmed late last week that it is the victim of a ransomware attack. The OCA stated that it would not pay the ransom. “OCA was able to catch the ransomware and limit its impact, and will not pay any ransom…Work continues to bring all judicial resources and entities back online.”
According to the OCA, court filings and research were still available online through cloud services, including eFileTexas and reSearchTX, but websites and servers in its branch network were disabled and not available.
The OCA confirmed that no personal information was compromised. The OCA stated on its temporary website that additional training will be provided to employees following the successful attack.