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Newfoundland Broadcasting Company hit by ransomware attack, data breach

Newfoundland Broadcasting Company, the company that owns NTV and OZFM is the latest victim of a cyber security event.

While on-air operations of NTV or OZFM have not been impacted, there has been unauthorized access to information.

Newfoundland Broadcasting COO Lindsey Andrews said, “Upon discovering this event, we took immediate steps to protect, secure and restore our systems, launched an investigation with outside forensic experts and notified law enforcement.”

Andrews added, “We are also aware that an unauthorized third party intends to post data online, claiming it is ours.”

Current employees have already been notified of the incident and have been offered appropriate support.


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