Cybersecurity incident affects services at The Weather Network
Posted September 13, 2023 9:57 am.
Last Updated September 13, 2023 10:33 am.
The parent company of The Weather Network says it was affected by a cybersecurity incident that took down some of its data systems.
Pelmorex Corp. says in a statement that the incident was connected to a third-party software provider.
The system outage appears to have started Tuesday morning.
Pelmorex Corp. has confirmed it has been impacted by a cybersecurity incident connected to a third-party software provider. This has affected @weathernetwork and @meteomedia weather data systems only. @AlertReady capabilities are not impacted and continue to work as intended.…
— The Weather Network (@weathernetwork) September 12, 2023
The company says the weather data systems of both The Weather Network and its French-language equivalent MétéoMédia were affected.
Pelmorex says it is working to fully restore services as soon as possible.
The company says it has contacted cybersecurity experts about the incident, and an investigation is underway.
“Relevant authorities have been notified about the incident. We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience that this incident may have caused,” The Weather Network wrote on X.