France Says Several Agencies Hit by ‘Intense’ Cyberattacks

(Bloomberg) -- Several French government agencies were hit by “intense” cyberattacks beginning Sunday night.

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The attacks’ impact on most services has been reduced and access to agencies’ websites restored, the prime minister’s office said in a statement Monday.

The government did not give details of the origin of the attacks but added that the perpetrators’ techniques were classic but of an “unprecedented intensity.”

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