Security News

US Presses France for 'Strong Security Measures' Against Huawei
2020-01-23 10:00

The United States pressed France on Wednesday to take "Strong security measures" against potential breaches from 5G services provided by Chinese telecommunications firm Huawei, saying failure to do so could imperil intelligence exchanges. The United States did not ask France for a Huawei ban, he said, but for strong protections against potential "Malicious intrusions" from software and firmware updates of any systems provided by the company.

Greece to Extradite Russian Bitcoin Suspect to France
2019-12-20 16:43

Greece's justice ministry has decided to extradite to France Russian Alexander Vinnik, who allegedly headed the bitcoin exchange BTC-e, on suspicion of money laundering, a ministry source said...

Nationwide facial recognition ID program underway in France
2019-10-08 10:36

It's coming next month, in spite of a lawsuit and the data regulator's protests about lack of consent, data security and privacy.

France Outlines Its Approach to Cyberwar
2019-09-23 10:59

In a document published earlier this month (in French), France described the legal framework in which it will conduct cyberwar operations. Lukasz Olejnik explains what it means, and it's worth reading....

France Has 'Not Changed Mind' on Rejecting Snowden Asylum
2019-09-20 13:22

France has not changed its mind on rejecting any asylum request from US surveillance whistleblower Edward Snowden, its foreign minister said Thursday, after the former CIA employee said he would...

Facebook Libra rejected by France as “dangerous”
2019-09-20 10:57

France finance minister: Libra won't be allowed onto European soil.

France SeeksHacker for Trial Over Death Following Prank
2019-06-18 20:46

French prosecutors on Tuesday ordered infamous French-Israeli hacker Ulcan to stand trial over a telephone prank targeting the father of a French journalist who died soon after of a heart attack. read more

France’s ‘Secure’ Telegram Replacement Hacked in an Hour
2019-04-22 15:28

The messaging app that will replace the government's use of WhatsApp and Telegram was released last week, with security vulnerability included.

France to Tighten 5G Security: Minister
2019-02-07 13:04

France will soon make proposals to reinforce the security of mobile telephone networks, Economy Minister Bruno Le Maire said Wednesday after the US stepped up pressure on Europe to block China's...

Les Hackers, en garde! 'Cyber war has begun', France will hack first, its defence sec declares
2019-01-22 20:12

No plans to surrender... and we're starting a military bug bounty scheme, added Parly FIC2019 France’s defence secretary Florence Parly today declared “Cyber war has begun.”…