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Attacks on French Fiber Networks Cause Internet Outages

  • Carriers SFR and Free saw service ruptures in several regions
  • Long distance fiber networks were cut overnight, SFR said
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Attacks on long-distance fiber-optic cables caused internet outages in several parts of France, carriers SFR and Free said on Wednesday.

The cyber section of the Paris public Prosecutor’s office opened a criminal investigation, a spokesperson told Bloomberg. The probe has been entrusted to the DGSI, the French security agency, and the judicial police.