Malware infected WAV Files

WAV Audio Files Altered to Hide Malware

INTERNET: Infected machines are mainly used to mine cryptocurrencies Two new security reports claim that malware creators are now using WAV audio files to spread viruses to their victims’ computers and smartphones. We are talking here about steganography, the art of hiding certain information in another data medium. In this case, the main thing is to hide a file or text – […]

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Payments on the Internet: The SMS to validate the purchases will disappear at the end of 2020

Payments on the Internet: The SMS to Validate the Purchases will Disappear at the End of 2020

SECURITY: The objective of the European Banking Authority is to reduce the number of frauds on online payments by credit card Starting in 2021, banks and merchants will no longer be able to offer SMS authentication for online payments . The European Banking Authority (EBA) has announced that it left until 31st December 2020 to set up a strong […]

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Threads, from Instagram, is available for download on iOS and Android

Instagram Launches Threads, a Messenger for Close Friends (and to Compete with Snapchat)

CHAT: Facebook puts on a new app, Threads for Instagram for sharing photos and videos for the youngest Was there a need for a new visual messaging app? Yes, answers Facebook. On Thursday, the company launched Threads, an app designed by the Instagram team, which wants to facilitate the sharing of photos and videos with his close […]

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Facebook admits to having listened and transcribed private conversations of users

Facebook Admits to Having Listened and Transcribed Private Conversations of Users

After long denying such a practice, Facebook admits having transcribed sound recordings of conversations – with the authorization of users. One more scandal for Facebook. The Bloomberg agency revealed Tuesday that the social networking giant was using contractors to transcribe audio clips of private conversations of users on Messenger. The goal, as always: to better customize and target its ads […]

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Of the 73% of seniors who connect daily, nearly a third has already abandoned an online administrative approach and nearly half of the population fears to switch to digital.

Administrative Digital Worries, Not Only for Seniors

Many administrative procedures are carried out via the Internet. In 2022, it is expected that they are completely dematerialized. At the risk of aggravating digital exclusion. Today, 80% of the paperwork is still paper-based. But in 2022, all will be done online. This total dematerialization certainly has advantages, but it risks aggravating digital exclusion. In fact, 15% of French people do not […]

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GAFA tax "à la française" in the process of being adopted, the United States launch an investigation

GAFA Tax “à la Française” in the Process of Being Adopted, the United States Launch an Investigation

The “GAFA” tax, on the digital giants, must be definitively adopted by Parliament. At the same time, the United States is launching an investigation into the effects of this tax. The Parliament should adopt definitively Thursday 11th July 2019, for a final Senate vote for right-wing majority, the introduction of a tax on “Gafa”, making France one of the first […]

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The French Ministry of Finance has received more than 11 million euros from Apple. -

Apple Pays More than 11 Million Euros to French Tax Authorities

TAXATION: The taxation of US internet giants, such as Apple is a recurring issue of conflict between these companies and the French State Apple goes to checkout. The group paid 11.94 million euros to the French tax authorities, in addition to another payment of 576 million euros already made public last February, according to information from the Express / Expansion confirmed from […]

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Facebook, Whatsapp, Instagram are back to normal after a giant breakdown

Facebook, Whatsapp, Instagram: Back to Normal after a Giant Breakdown

A maintenance operation caused a major crash on Facebook, Whatsapp and Instagram on Wednesday 3rd July 2019. You probably noticed if you were connected in the evening of Wednesday 3rd  July 2019: Facebook, Messenger, Instagram and Whatsapp did not work properly, especially for loading photos and videos. Facebook announced Thursday that everything was back in order, after a giant failure that affected […]

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The beach of Parée-Préneau in Saint Hilaire de Riez, Vendée

In 2020, Google’s Enhanced Internet will Enter France by Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez

The French web needs more power. In 2020, Google will connect the US and France with a transatlantic cable that will lead to Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez, Vendée. Dunant project! This is the name of the future transatlantic private cable that will link the US and France, in order to optimize the performance of the French internet. A project led jointly by the […]

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Netflix accounts for nearly a quarter of Internet traffic in France

Netflix Accounts for Nearly a Quarter of Internet Traffic in France

INTERNET: With Netflix, Google, Akamai and Facebook, we even surpass 50% for only four content providers Watching Stranger Things in 4K consumes bytes! Four major content providers – Netflix, Google, Akamai and Facebook – alone account for 53% of French Internet traffic, Netflix is the undisputed champion according to the report on the state of the internet released Thursday by […]

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