Honolulu Board of Water Provide, Emergency Medical Companies report cyberattacks on worker knowledge

UPDATE: 4:15 p.m.

The time-keeping system Honolulu Emergency Medical Companies makes use of for workers was hit by a ransomware assault Sunday evening, the third cyber intrusion of county networks since Thursday.

EMS makes use of the identical third-party system from the corporate Kronos because the Honolulu Board of Water Provide makes use of.

The EMS’ Kronos payroll system stays inoperable and supervisors are utilizing guide time-keeping varieties for workers.

“No worker, buyer, or affected person data has been compromised right now,” Tim Sakahara, communications director for Mayor Rick Blangiardi, advised the Honolulu Star-Advertiser.

Bloomberg Information experiences that Kronos, a supplier of payroll and time-sheet software program, says it suffered a ransomware assault which will drive its techniques offline for weeks

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The Board of Water Provide at this time suggested its staff to test their credit score experiences and pay attention to any uncommon or unauthorized exercise after a contractor that the company makes use of was hit by a ransomware assault over the weekend, the second cyberattack to have an effect on metropolis operations in a the previous week.

BWS officers stated their prospects should not affected by the incident.

On Sunday night, the board was notified of a cybersecurity assault disrupting Kronos Non-public Cloud companies, which gives BWS’ timekeeping system. Board officers stated they instantly shut off all entry to its Kronos Workforce system.

They stated Kronos’ dad or mum firm UKG is investigating this concern.

Final week, a cyberattack struck Oahu Transit Companies’ techniques, disabling the companies on-line companies for TheBus, TheHandi-Van, TheBus app and its Holo card system. The OTS continues to be engaged on getting these companies again on-line.