Viral attack

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On Sunday, 19 December 2021, Inetum was the target of a ransomware virus attack that impacted its operations in France. 

To protect its clients, employees and partners, all the operational sites concerned – communication networks and servers – have been isolated with the aim to limit any spreading of the malware.

The cyber safety of our clients and data is of top priority for us.

A crisis unit has been set up. At this stage, we have detected no further abnormal activity.

Our technical and cybersecurity experts remain fully mobilised and are continuing investigations to analyse all aspects of the attack and take the necessary steps to return to normal.

Inetum will stay in touch with its clients, government authorities (ANSSI) and the competent regulators to keep them updated as the situation develops.

About Inetum, Positive digital flow:

Inetum is an agile IT services company that provides digital services and solutions, and a global group that helps companies and institutions to get the most out of digital flow. In a context of perpetual movement, where needs and usages are constantly being reinvented, the Inetum group is committed towards all these players to innovate, continue to adapt, and stay ahead. With its multi-expert profile, Inetum offers its clients a unique combination of proximity, a sectorial organisation, and solutions of industrial quality. Operating in more than 26 countries, the Group has nearly 27,000 employees and in 2020 generated revenues of €1.966 billion.

For more information, please contact:

Inetum Press Relations

Claudine Morel Le-Berre
VP Group Communications Director
Tel.: +33 (0)6 68 01 22 56

Marion Latapy
Group Communications Manager
Tel.: +33 (0)6 60 13 50 71

The press release is available in the following languages: English, French, Spanish, Portuguese and dutch.

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