"Almost everybody who received the email took the bait," one government source told a news outlet. Any cognitive behavioralists out there who can tell us how to overcome the impulse to click on such a well-nigh-irresistible lure?
The data will help to identify those who posted racist tweets on Twitter's French service in October 2012. The court didn't buy Twitter's argument that it was a US company and therefore subject to US rules about free speech.
French telecom regulators have suggested that Skype could face charges for failing to register as a telecom and do all the things that French telecoms are supposed to do - for example, let French police eavesdrop on calls...
Months after hate speech was taken down from Twitter, a French court has ordered the company to hand over details of users who posted anti-Semitic content. Is the uncloaking of the haters worth the erosion of privacy?
A sophisticated state-sponsored hack into the offices of the French presidency took place earlier this year, according to newspaper reports.
And which country is alleged to have planted malware on computers at the Elysee Palace? None other than the United States.
French police have arrested a 20-year-old man in Northern France, in connection with an attack that infected thousands of Android smartphones with money-making malware.
A quasi-French malware attack has been spammed out, offering photographs.
Don't open the attachment - or you could end up with an infected computer!
French computer crime investigators have charged two men in connection with money-making malware that targets Android smartphone users.
Prosecutors in a computer hacking case have recommended an 18-month suspended prison sentence for disgraced former championship cyclist Floyd Landis.
Last month the French government passed new legislation dictating that service providers keep records of every username, password, activity, data/time and email address for 12 months.
Do we really need more of our information being stored in even more places?
The French Ministry of Finance has reportedly confirmed that it has become the victim of an internet attack, targeting documents related to the French presidency of the G20 and international economic affairs.
Australia has joined the list of countries with official guidelines suggesting that you consider giving up on Internet Explorer, at least until Microsoft has fixed the now-widely-known vulnerability in its browser. France and Germany have floated similar advice, presumably over Read more…
It looks like European countries might be falling over themselves to boost the uptake of Firefox, Safari, Chrome and other non-Microsoft internet browsers. The French government has followed in the footsteps of its German counterparts by recommending that users stop Read more…