(Bloomberg) -- Veolia Environnement SA, the French utility that provided drinking water to 100 million people last year, has beefed up cyber security to protect installations from hackers.

“Cyber crime is the main threat for the company,” Jean-Louis Fiamenghi, the head of security at the Paris-based water, waste and energy company, told journalists Tuesday. “There’s been some attempts, but they aren’t always villainous. Some hackers are lured by the challenge. We haven’t been asked for ransoms.”

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