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Australian TV ratings delayed by Ransomware attack

24 July 2020: The Daily Research News Online site, MrWeb, reports, that…”In Australia, Nielsen has been hit by a suspected ransomware attack on its servers, resulting in delays to its release of daily television ratings.

Nielsen conducts audience measurement research for Australian ratings provider OzTam (jointly owned by the Seven, Nine and Ten TV networks). The company said the attack has delayed the release of ratings for Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, although both Nielsen and OzTam confirmed that households are still collecting their viewing data, and that sites have not been [otherwise] impacted.”

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