Police ‘negotiating with hackers’ who hit Paris hospital computer system

Adam Sage reports:

An elite French police unit is reportedly negotiating with hackers demanding a seven-figure ransom after paralysing the computer system of a Paris region hospital.

Le Parisien newspaper said the Groupe d’Intervention de la Gendarmerie Nationale (GIGN), the French military police unit that specialises in terrorism, hostage-taking and other such crimes, was involved in round-the-clock talks with the hackers on encrypted platforms.

Read more at The Times (sub. req.).

See also https://www.bfmtv.com/paris/cyber-attaque-a-l-hopital-de-corbeil-la-rancon-exigee-divisee-par-dix-grace-au-gign_AV-202209010336.html  (h/t, @Clarinette02)

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