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Okanagan Similkameen Regional District staff still can't access email after attempted ransomware attack

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After an attempted ransomware attack last week, the Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen is operating with limited access to its internal network and emails while it continues to organize emergency operations from the Christie Mountain wildfire.

The attack required Information Services staff to isolate the network and take email, the Internet and other services offline, according to the regional district in a news release.

READ MORE: Regional district in South Okanagan recovering from ransomware attack

Staff continue to work with cyber insurance experts to validate the integrity of the servers prior to bringing them back online, but there is no estimated time given yet for these services to resume.

The RDOS will be providing daily information system updates under "Hot Topics" on its website.

These email addresses can also be used to connect with staff:


If you need to send a facsimile message, please scan the document and email it to: info@rdos.bc.

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