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French justice ministry hit by cyberattack, investigation ongoing – AFP – Metro US

French justice ministry hit by cyberattack, investigation ongoing – AFP

FILE PHOTO: Hooded man holds laptop computer as cyber code
FILE PHOTO: Hooded man holds laptop computer as cyber code is projected on him in this illustration picture

PARIS (Reuters) – France’s justice ministry on Friday was hit by a cyberattack of unknown scale and an investigation has been launched, news agency AFP reported, citing multiple sources.

“There was something, but not of large extent, no criminal files have been affected”, a report cited a source close to the investigation as saying.

(Reporting by Tassilo Hummel)

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