The denial-of-service attack hit uscourts.gov, as well as
other federal court websites around the country, a spokesman for
the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts told Politico.
PACER, the court system access page that provides information on
cases, and its electronic filing system also were affected.
The spokesman said the court system was investigating to
determine who was responsible.
The blockage meant that attorneys could not file documents and
that documents could not be retrieved online.
Reuters was not immediately able to confirm the report.
(Reporting by Bill Trott; editing by Lisa Shumaker)
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