French International Schools Agency Impacted by Ransomware Hack | #hacking | #cybersecurity | #infosec | #comptia | #pentest | #ransomware

A branch of the French Foreign Ministry that operates the nation’s global network of schools was affected by a ransomware attack on a government software vendor.

Elap, a French software firm that provides financial and HR services to public sector agencies, detected the ransomware attack on Nov. 5, a company spokesperson said on Wednesday, adding data from the Agency for French Education Abroad was affected by the breach.

The hackers gained access to personal information, including banking details, of parents of students who attend international schools operated by the body, according to people familiar with the matter, who asked not …


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