Computer virus prevents delivery of Saturday's Union-Tribune

В США из-за кибератаки на типографию перестали выпускать крупнейшие газеты

В США из-за кибератаки на типографию перестали выпускать крупнейшие газеты

A cyber attack that appears to have originated from outside the United States caused major printing and delivery disruptions at several newspapers across the country on Saturday including the Los Angeles Times, according to a source with knowledge of the situation.

"We believe the intention of the attack was to disable infrastructure, more specifically servers, as opposed to looking to steal information", the individual said.

Among the affected newspapers were the Baltimore Sun, the Chicago Tribune and the San Diego Union-Tribune as well as the New York Times' and the Wall Street Journal's West Coast editions.

The Ryuk ransomware strain is the primary suspect in a cyberattack that caused printing and delivery disruptions for several major U.S. newspapers over the weekend.

"I apologize to our customers for this inconvenience".

For Tribune subscribers, "there is no evidence that customer credit card information or personally identifiable information has been compromised", Kollias added. Technology teams made significant progress in fixing it, but were unable to clear all systems before press time.

A spokeswoman for Tribune Publishing said she could not confirm that. Director of Distribution Joe Robidoux said print subscribers should get Saturday's paper delivered with Sunday's edition.

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They all share the software systems of the Tribune Publishing media company, which formerly owned the Los Angeles Times.

Foreign hackers reportedly crashed vital software at the Los Angeles Times and several other USA newspapers, triggering delays in production and widespread distribution problems.

Manning said it is likely that Sunday paper delivery will be affected as well.

Jeff Light, editor and publisher of the San Diego Union-Tribune, began Saturday morning by issuing an apology. "We are working to restore full service and to continue to make our journalism available to you both in print and digitally".

10News received multiple calls from viewers who did not receive the Saturday edition of the paper.

The company said it first detected the malware on Friday, which hit papers sharing the same printing plant.

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