Channel Nine was forced to cancel much of its live programming on Sunday due to an 'unprecedented cyberattack,' Report informs, citing Daily Mail.
"We wish to inform you there has been a cyberattack on our systems which has disrupted live broadcasts out of Nine Sydney (1 Denison)," the TV channel said in a statement.
"As a result, we were unable to get Weekend Today to air this morning, however, have put several contingencies in place to ensure the NRL and our 6pm bulletins will proceed.
"Our IT teams are working around the clock to fully restore our systems which have primarily affected our Broadcast and Corporate business units. Publishing and Radio systems continue to be operational," the statement further goes.
According to an updated statement, cyber hackers have targeted Channel Nine in a massive ransomware attack bringing down its network Australia-wide. Though no-one has claimed responsibility for the bug, IT experts are working to bring systems back on-line.