The Weather Channel Global Weather Channel accepted ransomware attack resulting in the live broadcast being interrupted for approximately 90 minutes.
Weather Channel (TWC) is an American pay-TV channel belonging to The Weather Group, LLC and the channel broadcasts forecasts and weather news and analyzes, along with documentary and entertainment programs related to weather conditions.
During the incident, viewers were unable to see useful weather information from www.weather.com.
The Weather Channel confirmed that their network was attacked via one tweet, adding that "backup mechanisms" enabled the channel to restore the service. "We apologize for any inconvenience for viewers as we work to resolve the issue"
The company did not disclose further information, except that hackers tried to make money from it by locking the systems.
The incident is already in her hands FBI.
Weather Channel said: "We are experiencing technical difficulties with our live broadcast. We apologize for any inconvenience in resolving this issue. "