Sinclair hit by ransomware attack, TV stations disrupted

SINCLAIR BROADCAST GROUP INC.'s that it's suffered a data breach and is still working to determine what information the data contained. The Baltimore company owns and/or operates 21 regional sports network and owns, operates and/or provides services to 185 television stations in 86 markets. / AP FILE PHOTO/STEVE RUARK
Sinclair Broadcast Group, which operates dozens of TV stations across the United States including WJAR-TV NBC 10, said Monday that some of its servers and work stations were encrypted with ransomware and that data was stolen from its network. The company said it started investigating Saturday and on Sunday it found that some of its…

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