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Cyber-attack on Nine Entertainment

Chris Pash
By Chris Pash | 29 March 2021

Nine Entertainment has been hit by a cyber attack, disrupting live broadcasts out of Nine Sydney.

Broadcast and corporate business units have been hit. Publishing and radio systems ares operational.

Weekend Today didn't make it to air on Sunday but Today did on Monday.

Technicians are working to restore systems. This is expected to take some days.

In an email from Vanessa Morley, director. people and culture, all employees were told at the weekend to work from home until further notice.

She said: "Please note that anyone working in the office will experience disruption to the Nine IT network. Emails do not appear to have been impacted.

"We have set up an operational team which includes leaders from across business, whose role is to triage all incoming IT requests."

Nine news on Twitter:

A cyber-attack on our systems has disrupted live broadcasts today however, we have put processes in place to ensure we’re able to resume our normal broadcast schedule.

See the full story in tonight’s @9NewsAUS at 6.00pm. pic.twitter.com/N03bO33U3E

— Channel9 (@Channel9) March 28, 2021


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