Reports: Cox Media Group websites hacked in ransomware attack

Cox Media Group, which owns television and radio stations in 20 media markets around the U.S., was the victim of a ransomware attack Thursday, according to several reports.

TV and radio streams for stations across the country were taken offline Thursday, according to trade publication Inside RadioTV news gossip site FTVLive and computer security site The Record.

Reportedly, a number of the sites were back up and running as of Friday, but a check of several websites of the company radio stations Friday morning revealed streams that were not working.