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31 Dec 2018 | 12:08 AM UTC

US: Foreign cyber attack targets major newspapers December 28-29

United States of America News Alert

Foreign cyber attack targets major US newspapers December 28-29, delaying distribution December 29; no indication that personal or credit card information compromised

TIMEFRAME expected from 12/30/2018, 12:00 AM until 12/31/2018, 11:59 PM (America/New_York). COUNTRY/REGION United States


A cyber attack targeted major US newspapers on Friday, December 28, and Saturday, December 29, delaying printing and distribution of several Saturday newspapers. There was no initial indication that the attack, which apparently originated from a foreign source, compromised the personal information or credit card information of subscribers. Federal authorities are investigating the situation.


Individuals are advised to monitor developments to the situation and remain vigilant for suspicious Internet activity.


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