Ransomware Attack Upends Sinclair Local TV Newscasts

Sinclair Broadcast Group, one of the largest TV station operators in the US, said Monday that a ransomware incident is disrupting some of its office and operational networks. The disturbance impeded the production of local newscasts throughout the day on Sunday and again on Monday, according to staffers at some TV stations.

Senate Confirms Chris Inglis As Biden’s Top Cyber Adviser

The Senate on Thursday confirmed Chris Inglis to be President Joe Biden’s national cyber director, installing the former NSA deputy director as Biden’s top cyber adviser at a time when many lawmakers are pressing the White House for a muscular response to a series of high-profile hacks. As head of the new Office of the National Cyber Director inside the White House, Inglis will coordinate federal agencies’ disparate work on cyber issues and oversee the development of the U.S.’ digital defense strategy.

Cox Stations Still Have No Live Online Streams

The broadcaster is silent as speculation it is victim of ransomware hack continues.

Fastly Apologizes For Global Outage, Breaks Down Bug That Hobbled Major Websites

Some Cox Stations Still Struggling After Last Week’s Cyberattack

Orlando, Fla., ABC affiliate WFTV and Pittsburgh NBC affiliate WPXI were two of the stations most affected by Thursday’s attack.

Cox Media Group Hit By Ransomware Attack


Cyberattack On CMG Isn’t An Anomaly

Yesterday’s cyberattack on Cox Media Group is part of an alarming trend of such assaults on American institutions. Media companies need to be braced and ready for more to follow.

Australia’s Nine Entertainment Hobbled By Cyberattack