NewsFlash! Update on DOS Global eMail Situation

Department of State eMail Restored

The external eMail system for the U.S. Department of State (DOS) is operational, as of November 18th. The DOS suggests that those who have not received responses to eMail sent to DOS after the evening of November 14th, may wish to resend these communications, or follow up otherwise with DOS.


Department of State Global eMail Shutdown

Posted November 17, 2014

The U.S. Department of State (DOS) shut down its eMail system on Friday, November 14th. The system is still down, as of this writing, preventing transmission of eMail both to and from the DOS. Reports indicate that this step was taken due to activities attributed to hackers.

The internal DOS systems are still operational, including visa processing systems. Further advisements are expected once the situation is resolved.

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