• rmv Apr 18

    Car Inspection Stations in Mass. Are Back Up and Running. Here's What to Know

    Vehicle inspections resumed Saturday at most Massachusetts inspection stations following a malware attack on the vendor technology that issues inspection stickers. Applus Technologies, the vendor used in the commonwealth and several other states, was hit by a cyberattack on March 30, which suspended its inspection stations from operating. The issue was fixed in time for inspections to resume Saturday morning,…

  • Applus Technologies Apr 16

    State Inspections to Resume Saturday at Most Mass. Stations

    State inspections will resume this weekend at most Massachusetts inspection stations, officials said Friday. The Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles said beginning at 7 a.m. Saturday, most stations will be able to issue inspection stickers again after a malware attack on Applus Technologies, the vendor used in the commonwealth and several other states. The state noted that Applus is working…

  • Applus Technologies Apr 13

    RMV Extends Grace Period For Expired Inspection Stickers

    The Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles on Tuesday extended a grace period for certain extended inspection stickers after a malware attack on a vendor impacted inspection stations. In a statement, the RMV said vehicles with expired inspection stickers from March and April 2021 would have until May 31 to be inspected. People who purchased a new vehicle and registered it…

  • Applus Technologies Apr 12

    RMV Inspection System May Be Offline for Another Week

    It may be at least another week before motor vehicle inspection services can get back up and running in Massachusetts. The Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles (RMV) announced Friday that its vendor for handling vehicle inspections, Applus Technologies, believes it will restore service by Saturday, April 17, meaning car owners will have to wait a bit longer for an updated…

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