Ann Arbor Transit System victim of cyber attack

ANN ARBOR, MI – The Ann Arbor Area Transportation Authority, also known as TheRide, reported Wednesday that it became the latest victim of a cyberattack earlier this week that resulted in temporary disruptions to real-time bus information and other information systems.

TheRide continues to work to restore its systems and has notified law enforcement agencies of the incident. According to traffic officials, TheRide’s bus service continues to run non-stop.

“As soon as we became aware of the situation, our team acted immediately. We shut down many of our systems, including our real-time bus information and office assistance, while we were assessing the situation, ”said Matt Carpenter, CEO of TheRide. “We’re working hard to get our real-time bus information and other tools back as soon as possible. We thank everyone for their understanding and patience as we work through this. “

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TheRide’s investigation into the situation is ongoing. Updates will be provided as needed, the company said in a statement.

TheRide route and timetable information is available at TheRide.org or by calling 734-996-0400.

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Ann Arbor Transit System victim of cyber attack

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