A little over two weeks after a cyberattack, the town hall of Saint-Cloud (Hauts-de-Seine) was the victim of a data leak.

Indeed, the hackers released this Thursday internal documents to the City.

The municipality refused to pay the ransom demanded by Lockbit 2.0 and the hackers carried out their threat at the end of their ultimatum, reports

Le Parisien


A costly attack

Thus, city council minutes, financial tables or agreements with associations have been published on the Dark Web.

As the mayor (SE) of the town, Éric Berdoati, indicates to our colleagues, no sensitive information or information concerning the inhabitants has been recovered.

A report was nevertheless made to the Cnil (national commission for information technology and freedom).

If the town hall refused to give in to blackmail, it was still financially impacted by this hack.

The agents lost four days of work.

The purchase of equipment and computer reprogramming should cost several hundred thousand euros according to the mayor.

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