Media and Entertainment

France Media Giant Still Recovering from Ransomware Hit

15 - 22 October 2019

France’s largest private multimedia group, M6, is still recovering from a ransomware attack that took place on 14 Oct 2019.

France’s largest private multimedia group, M6, is still recovering from a ransomware attack that took place on 14 Oct 2019. The attack affected the antenna and newscast system but none of the company’s ten TV channels, radio stations and film studios suffered any downtime. Although the security incident was swiftly contained, M6’s internal landline and email systems remained offline, which hindered business and internal communication.

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M6 Group, Largest France Private Multimedia Group, Hit by Ransomware Attack

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