Cyberattack Affects Communications at KCATA Transit

April 2, 2024


A ransom cyber-attack hit the KCATA early Tuesday, January 23. The company website notes "The primary customer impact is that regional RideKC call centers cannot receive calls, nor can any KCATA landline. All service is operating, including fixed-route buses, Freedom and Freedom-On-Demand paratransit service. KCATA is working around the clock with our outside cyber professionals and will have systems back up and running as soon as possible."

Incident Date

January 23, 2024

Estimated Cost

No cost values disclosed.

Type of Malware

No Malware identified

Threat Source