Complicated Situation for Management at French Prison as CyberAttack cuts Power
Since Wednesday January 11, the remand center has been plagued by computer difficulties which have caused significant electrical malfunctions. "A virus was installed in the system via a USB key used by a teacher who was giving a lesson to inmates that day,” confirms Julien André, CGT staff representative within the establishment. prison. The computer system was shut down.
The prison was without power last weekend. “Friday evening, the pellets blew, cutting off all the electricity supply to the jail (sic), says Julien André, on duty that day. No more light, no more surveillance cameras.” A complicated situation for the management of the establishment, which had to call in numerous reinforcements.
January 11, 2023
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