France, Department of Seine-Saint-Denis: ransomware attack, several municipalities involved

Marco A. DeFelice reports:

In the night between 5 and 6 December last, the ransomware group Hive managed to penetrate the IT systems of the Syndicat Intercommunal d’Informatique (SII), an IT service provider based in Bobigny, a municipality of 54,000 people north of Paris. In addition to the city of Bobigny, the SII provides IT services and assistance to various other municipalities within the Department of Seine-Saint-Denis in the French region of Île-de-France.

At least three other municipalities were affected by the cyber attack: Tremblay-en-France, Le Blanc-Mesnil and La Courneuve, but also the Bobigny public housing offices and the inter-municipal union for collective catering (Siresco) appear to be been affected by this attack – Source: Les Echos -. Currently the Siresco website is offline as well as the official one of the Municipality of Tremblay-en-France which at the moment has been “replaced” by a temporary one reachable at the URL

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