The French suffer more from cybercrime than any other Europeans, computer security company
The security company
The company also observed a 52 per cent increase last year in the number of false text messages, apps and advertising luring users to divulge personal information.
Half of French mobile phone users do not know how to use an antivirus or protect their password,
Part of the explanation is that
At the same conference the boss of the French state's cybersecurity agency, ANSSI, declared that the "survival of the nation" depends on French companies to "act quickly" to protect themselves from cybercrime and internet spying.
Electronic communications have become "the nervous system of our nations",
Energy and water supply, food security and the health service increasingly use the internet but nobody has paid attention to the danger of hostile actions, he said
Disconnecting computerised machinery from the internet and encrypting commands were among the courses of action Pailloux recommended.
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