600 checks but "no major incident" at the Christmas market in Strasbourg

Strasbourg: 600 Checks but “No Major Incident” at the Christmas Market

SAFETY: Josiane Chevalier, prefect of Bas-Rhin, gave an initial assessment on Thursday of the security measures put in place at the Strasbourg Christmas market 2022 Even if the security system put in place this year on the Strasbourg Christmas market managed to remain discreet, without giving the worrying impression of a fortified place, it was nonetheless […]

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Will the Google Pixel smartphone replace your keys and identity papers

Will Google Pixel Smartphones Replace Car Keys or Identity Documents?

INNOVATION: The Californian giant, Google has announced that it is working with other digital players to develop programs that will secure car keys and dematerialized identity documents. Google recently expressed its ambition to see its Pixel smartphones eventually replace various identity documents but also take the place of cash and car keys. To develop these projects, the Californian giant announced on […]

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Telegram messaging announces launch of paid services in 2021

Telegram Messaging Announces Launch of Paid Services in 2021

MESSAGING: Telegram boss assures us that “all features currently free will remain free” and that the messaging service will remain ad-free Changes, but no revolution? The popular encrypted messaging program, Telegram will launch paid services from 2021 to finance its growth, after the failure of its fundraising and its virtual currency project, its boss announced on Wednesday. “Telegram will start generating […]

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Demonstrators gathered in Rennes on Tuesday, November 17, to protest against the proposed law on comprehensive security.

Law on “Global Security”: Why the Debates on the Regulation of Drones Promise to be Tense in the Assembly

SURVEILLANCE: The deputies examine from this Tuesday evening the proposed law on “global security”, carried by two deputies of the majority A sling, led by unions of journalists and associations for the defense of freedoms, protested against one of the flagship measures of the proposed law on “global security”, which aims to punish the dissemination of […]

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End of the G7 at Biarritz Marked by Iran and the Commercial Tensions

Several hot issues are on the menu this Monday 26th August at the G7 Summit in Biarritz: customs negotiations with the US, tensions with Iran or fires in the Amazon. Last day Monday 26th August 2019 of the G7 summit in Biarritz , a summit marked by the surprise visit of the Iranian Foreign Minister Sunday, the […]

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Police bikers patrol the Great Beach of Biarritz, August 22, 2019 before the G7 summit.

Biarritz Prepares for a G7 Under High Voltage

More than 13,000 police and gendarmes are mobilized on the Basque coast before the arrival of the leaders of the G7, while a counter-summit in Hendaye is fearing excesses. Deserted by tourists and protected by more than 13,000 police and gendarmes. Biarritz and the Basque Country have turned into an entrenched camp to host this weekend the summit […]

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The Eiffel Tower had to be evacuated this Monday, May 20th

The Eiffel Tower Evacuated Due to a Person Climbing the Building

The Eiffel Tower and its forecourt had to be evacuated this Monday 20th May because of a person trying to climb the monument. An individual was observed climbing the Eiffel Tower this Monday 20th May in the afternoon, which resulted in its evacuation. “A climber has been detected , explains the company operating the Eiffel Tower, […]

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San Francisco bans facial recognition

San Francisco Bans Facial Recognition and re-launches Debate

BIG BROTHER: San Francisco, the world’s high-tech capital, bans the use of facial recognition tools by police and other local government agencies The ban on facial recognition in San Francisco , the world’s high-tech capital, illustrates the growing concern over this fast-growing technique of the future, which is being watched with concern over the risks of encroaching on individual freedoms. […]

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Whatsapp recommends an udate, for security reasons

WhatsApp Recommends an Emergency Update of the Application to Counter a Security Vulnerability

SPY SOFTWARE: The teams of the instant messaging platform, Whatsapp owned by Facebook, have spotted a security HOLE in the application that allowed anyone to spy on all the activity of a mobile through a simple call WhatsApp recommends its users to update, as soon as possible, the latest version of the application available since Monday. In early May, the […]

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Internet alert as a large scale attack is underway

Internet: Alert on a Large-Scale Attack Underway

Massive cyber attacks are underway against internet domain names, an internet gendarme alerted Friday The international organisation that assigns Internet addresses (ICANN) warned Friday 22nd February, that massive computer attacks were underway against Internet domain names, which define the addresses of the sites, in the world. These computer attacks consist in “making unauthorised changes” in the addresses […]

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