French TV Station Shrugs Off Ransomware Attack to Keep Running


M6 Group Hacked

“I imagine they were ready to restore from the back-up and clearly they did so rapidly”

One of France’s largest privately-owned media groups, M6, has survived an apparent ransomware attack relatively unscathed – managing to keep its TV and radio broadcasts running with no down-time, despite servers being hit.

In a post on Twitter the M6 Group said it has been the subject of a ‘malicious computer attack’ that sought to bring its systems down.

The attack has widely been reported to be a ransomware attack, although M6 has not confirmed this. M6 praised the “quick and efficient intervention of our cybersecurity experts” for its ability to keep operating during the attack.

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