Essonne: a hospital center targeted by a cyberattack, its services severely disrupted

The following is a machine translation:

The South Francilien Hospital Center (CHSF) in Corbeil-Essonnes is the victim of a computer attack which began in the night from Saturday to Sunday around 1 a.m., seriously disrupting its activity, according to a press release from the establishment. Some patients are notably redirected to public hospitals in Île-de-France.

A ransom demand of 10 million dollars, formulated in English, was demanded by the hacker or hackers, revealed a police source to AFP.

Read more at Teller Report.

Other reporting indicates that the hospital has no intention of paying the ransom and that the investigation was entrusted to the gendarmes of the Center for the Fight against Digital Crime (C3N).

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