TheBus website is back online with most services restored following cyber attack
HONOLULU (KHON2) – The City and County of Honolulu’s Department of Transportation Services (DTS) on Monday announced that the operator of TheBus and TheHandi-Van has reinstated some of its services that track vehicles in time real for passengers.
As Oahu Transit Services (OTS) continues to recover from a cyberattack that caused massive disability of online services, DTS reports that most of the resources were restored last week.
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TheBus website has been restored and the transit information is back online. Cyclists can access real-time GPS locations for The bus and The Handi-Van. Third-party mobile apps, including Transit, Moovit, and DaBus, are also expected to show real-time location information.
Work, however, is still underway to restore OTS’s mail servers – no emails sent to addresses ending in @ thebus.org have been received since the initial cyberattack on December 9. Additionally, the Careers page of TheBus website does not accept applications. right now.
The Kalihi Transit Center Bus Pass Office remains closed.