Guadeloupe authorities fights ‘large-scale’ cyberattack on its networks

The French Caribbean island of Guadeloupe is preventing what it calls a “large-scale” cyberattack on its laptop networks.

The federal government is working with an unidentified specialised agency to restrict the implications of the assault because it tries to revive its techniques as quickly as attainable, officers mentioned Monday.

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An announcement warning of the assault remained posted on the federal government’s predominant web site on Tuesday.

An illustration of a hacker program is seen open on a MacBook Air

An illustration of a hacker program is seen open on a MacBook Air
(Picture by Silas Stein/image alliance through Getty Photographs)

It wasn’t instantly clear if the hackers have been demanding a ransom and what authorities companies might need been affected.

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A spokeswoman for the federal government didn’t instantly reply to an electronic mail in search of remark.