French justice ministry hit by cyberattack, investigation ongoing - AFP


FILE PHOTO: A hooded man holds a laptop computer as cyber code is projected on him in this illustration picture taken on May 13, 2017. REUTERS/Kacper Pempel/Illustration/File Photo

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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