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Cyber ​​attacks delay the distribution of newspapers in the US | International



A cyber attack which seems to come from outside United States of America It delayed Saturday the distribution of printed versions of some of the country's most important newspapers, according to one of the media affected.

that LA Times He said that the attack, which was initially believed to be a failure on the server, affected computer networks Issuance of Tribune, related to the production and printing of several newspapers in this country.

As a result, shipping edition LA Times and San Diego Union Tribune He arrived late.

Other than that, The attack affected the distribution on the west coast from The New York Times and Wall Street Journal, which is printed on plants LA Times.

This report does not specify the numbers of customers affected, but the majority of customers LA Times They received their journal on Saturday with a few hours late.

"We believe that the intention of the attack was disable infrastructure, more specifically the server, instead of looking to steal information, "he estimates. LA Times citing a source close to the situation.

The newspaper quoted officials as saying it was too early to find out whether the attack was carried out by state or non-state actors.

"We are aware of reports of possible cyber incidents affecting various media and we are working with the government and our industrial partners to better understand the situation," the Department of Homeland Security said in a statement.


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