NEWS

POST CYBER ATTACK | THE NEW & IMPROVED FIRST DIRECT TAXIS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 12.10.2017 First Direct Taxis in Christchurch, as of October 9th, are pleased to announce that our fleet of taxis are now operating using the SmartMove taxi dispatch system. All our taxis have been fitted with this new cloud based technology and work is returning to normal. Managing Director Mark Bramston said “After […]

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FIRST DIRECT’S TAXI SERVICES IMPACTED BY MALICIOUS CYBER ATTACK

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 27/09/2017 A malicious ransomware attack has affected the entirety of our taxi dispatching services for First Direct taxis in Christchurch and Taxis Palmerston North, including our backup servers and database. Currently it is believed the ransomware breached our systems via a remote desktop login. The threat has been isolated and no other […]

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