‘Workaround systems’ help print U.S. newspapers hit by cyber attack: source

“(Reuters) – Tribune Publishing Co used “workaround systems” to help print major U.S. newspapers including the Los Angeles Times on Sunday and Monday as the company recovers from a cyber attack, a source familiar with the operation said” writes Midwest Communications Inc for The cyber attack on the company’s back office systems was identified on Friday and disrupted production of Saturday editions of papers that use its production platform.Tribune has not said if ransomware was used in the attack, identified any suspects or discussed possible motivations.The attack only affected newspaper production and did not compromise data of readers or advertisers, the statement said.

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