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Weather Channel hit with ransomware attack in Atlanta

The malicious software attack caused issues during Thursday’s morning broadcast, the network said.

ATLANTA — The Weather Channel was hit by a ransomware attack that affected the morning broadcast Thursday. The Atlanta-based news outlet said the FBI is investigating the incident.

Live programming was restored by using backup mechanisms.

“We apologize for any inconvenience to viewers as we work to resolve the matter,” The Weather Channel said in a Facebook statement.

This is still an ongoing investigation. 


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