Orange County hit and taken offline with ransomware | SC Media

Orange County hit and taken offline with ransomware

March 19, 2019
  • Public WiFi at all Orange County facilities.
  • Public computers at Orange County Main Library.
  • Online reservations for Orange County facilities as well as classes or programs for DEAPR and Department of Aging. Residents can register in person for classes and programs or to reserve facilities but staff will not be able to verify if space is available until computer access is restored.
  • Register of Deeds cannot process real estate closings or issue marriage licenses. A marriage license can be obtained from a Register in another county.
  • Housing cannot process any vouchers.
  • The Tax Office can not verify tax bills to determine amount owed. Appraisal services are also curtailed.
  • Planning Department cannot process fees or close out permits.
  • Some pet adoptions in the animal services may be delayed.
  • The Health Department clinics are operating as normal, but services may be impacted if the disruption lasts for more than a few days.
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