Skype, WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger … The European Parliament Toughens Rules

MEPs voted on Thursday a strengthening of Regulation “ePrivacy” to force the instant communication services like Facebook Messenger or WhatsApp to ensure confidentiality of exchanges. MEPs voted Thursday to toughen privacy rules messaging or email services like Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp or Skype aligning them with those of telecommunications operators. Only the latter were previously subject to regulation …

Facebook Wants to Help French to Identify and Know their Elected

The social network Facebook launches, a device to help its users in France to learn about their elected officials. If you are a user of Facebook, you might receive from this Tuesday, a rather special notification. It will offer you access to a page to identify your elected local, regional, national and European representative. Members should indicate …

The Renault Douai Plant will be Stopped till Monday after the Cyberattack

ECONOMY: The wave of cyberattack that hit Renault forcing the car manufacturer to close its factory for a day … The staff was notified by SMS. The management of the Renault factory Georges Besse in Douai, in the North, decided to suspend car production at the site until Monday announced La Voix du Nord . “We have taken this decision …

What is a “Ransomware Computer Virus”, the tool used in the Global Computer Attack Friday?

More than 75,000 ransomware attacks in 99 countries were identified on Friday by Europol. ”  The latest attack is an unprecedented level and require a complex international investigation to identify the culprits,” said the European safety agency in a statement. More than 75,000 attacks in 99 countries were identified Friday by Europol. ” The latest attack is an unprecedented level …