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About the Internet of Things

Are you concerned about IoT security ? The concept of the Internet of Things (IoT) is to associate with chips all kinds of objects which are connected to a network. These objects include sensors and electronic systems become intelligent: a GPS integrated footwear, transport cards or contactless mobile wallet allowing remote payments in a store, while

Cybercrime black market

You may be wondering about the issue of data security with VPN. But do you know that a European credit card has more value on the cybercrime black market than one from North America? Do you realize that Twitter is one of the favorite tools of communication for hackers that drive the small parallel cybercrime

Are women less careful about cybercrime?

The web is fraught with danger. MediaTest just released the results of a research done for Kaspersky Lab in Belgium to understand whether men are more cautious concerning cybersecurity than women. So over 30 % of the men feel they better protect themselves against cybercriminals, but also a small 19% of women believe that men

Facebook to set anonymous login and boost advertising

Mark Zuckerberg himself made the announcement during a meeting with almost 2,000 developers and journalists in San Francisco on April 30th. Facebook is to introduce new advertising tools and to boost the privacy of its members to impose the leading social network with 1.28 billion members in the growing sector of smartphone applications. Facebook wants

Ukraine, a key target for a powerful virus

A devastating malware has been recently mainly targeting computers based in Ukraine. Since 2013, i.e. the beginning of the political crisis in Ukraine, it is not less than 22 cases of the virus that have been identified, according to a recent report released by the British group BAE Systems. This virus called snake is “one

One cyber-attack occurs every 1.5 second in the world

FireEye released its report on advanced threats (ATR), which covers the main malicious activities identified by the FireEye Security Platform in 2013. This report highlights the very rapid growth of cybercrime globally, with 206 countries hosting servers carrying malware. The study analyzed and compared about the 40,000 unique cyber-attacks that took place in 2013, which

A bill on geolocation in France

A bill to specify measures linked with geolocation in France is being brought to the French Senate. This text includes several measures concerning methods of locating people when investigating a criminal nature. This bill will follow a specific procedure: the text will not suffer a single reading (followed by a vote) in each assembly, i.e.

Beware of hackers during holiday season!

More and more internet users are online shoppers, especially during the holiday season. This is a a great opportunity for cybercriminals who are always looking for ways to scam Internet users and smartphone users. Below are some of the tricks used by hackers. No Christmas break for cybercriminals! Indeed, they specifically use this time to

The French “Big brother” law has been passed

The military program law (LPM) has just been officially published on December 19th after being accepted by the Senate. This limits actions from the opponents to the law, including MPs who challenge one of this law articles that provides broader access to internet data by the public authorities. “This article raised much concerns among the