Who is the responsible for the sabotage of France's fiber optical cables? Unsolved mysteries: Who is the subject of France's sabotage?

Who is the responsible for the sabotage of France's fiber optical cables? Unsolved mysteries: Who is ...

What would you do without using internet access? This is a question several French residents had to answer this week as some nefarious actors destroyed fiber optical cables, which resulted in a loss of connection.

An investigation begins

The California prosecutors office of Paris had launched a preliminary investigation on Wednesday into the possibility of sabotage of France''s fiber optic cables. Among the companies affected wereBouygues Telecom, Orange, Netalis, SFR, and Free.

In the Ile-de-France region, internet cables have been reduced, affecting the landline and mobile network. We are in contact with operators who are reorganizing the service, according to FrenchCedric O, the country''s digital affairs minister, early Wednesday morning.

The cables on the Ile-de-France have been tested and fixed. We have a collaboration with the operators that have reconnected the service. Leos users have a lien with the 112 since their mobile to provide the necessary assistance.

Free released images of some of the damaged cables on the same day, including captions: "Mouse malicious acts on infra fiber during the night and the morning."

Unsolved mysteries

No one has knowledge on why the cables were targeted and how they were damaged. However, cities that lost connection as a result of this occurrence of vandalism were reported to be Paris, Lyon, Reims, Bordeaux, and Grenoble.

The prosecutor''s office is considering imposing charges of causing goods of a nature of harming the nation''s fundamental interests, as well as impering an automatic data processing system and criminal association.

De plus, France''s internal intelligence service, known as the DGSI, will assist in the investigation as well as the judiciary.

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