260,000 confidential attorney discipline records published after data breach, State Bar of California says

Scott Schwebke reports:

A website that aggregates court cases nationwide has published 260,000 confidential attorney discipline records, the State Bar of California said Saturday, Feb. 26.

The data breach by shadowy judyrecords.com was first discovered Friday by the State Bar.

“We apologize to anyone who is affected by the website’s unlawful display of nonpublic data,” Leah Wilson, executive director of the State Bar, said in a statement. “We take our obligations to protect confidential data with the utmost seriousness, and we are doing everything we can to ensure that we resolve this issue quickly and prevent any such breaches from recurring. We intend to act quickly to provide any necessary disclosures to affected individuals.”

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