Weather Channel knocked off air due to hack

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Executives at Atlanta-based weather channel said their programming was taken off-the-air by hackers Thursday morning.

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On the company's official Facebook, they claim they were a victim of a malicious software attack.

The attack appears to have taken the network off-the-air for a time Thursday morning.

The executives said they were able to recover and are back on-the-air.

They confirm federal authorities have been brought in to investigate the alleged attack.