http://www.miami.com/herald/content/news/local/broward/digdocs/110117.htm BY CATHERINE WILSON Associated Press November 8, 2001 Federal courts in South Florida reverted to a paper to track thousands of cases Wednesday following an assault by an updated version of the Nimda computer worm. The federal courts' national system came under attack on Halloween but was repaired over the weekend. The Miami-based court system operates on a separate network and crashed. Service slowed down on the national network, but it kept running, and court files were never in jeopardy, said Karen Redmond, spokeswoman for the Administrative Office for U.S. Courts. ``It's kind of nice not having computers,'' said one Miami court employee. Another said, ``I am doing everything from scratch.'' Computers used by South Florida judges, court employees and probation officers were being repaired, but workers were told they might have to track their work on paper through Friday. U.S. District Judge Patricia Seitz suggested Tuesday that attorneys in an anthrax-related lawsuit by postal workers should hand her their legal filings on diskettes so she can work around the computer bug. - ISN is currently hosted by Attrition.org To unsubscribe email majordomoat_private with 'unsubscribe isn' in the BODY of the mail.
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