Hackers Exploit IT Monitoring Tool Centreon to Target Several French Entities – Tempemail

Russia-linked state-sponsored threat actor known as Sandworm has been linked to a three-year-long stealthy operation to hack targets by exploiting an IT monitoring tool called Centreon. The intrusion campaign — which breached “several French entities” — is said to have started in late 2017 and lasted until 2020, with the Continue Reading

French teens protest after transgender classmate’s suicide Student gender identity tensions Teenagers teens- Tempemail

About 100 teenagers rallied in northern France Friday to pay homage to a transgender student who killed herself this week after facing tensions with school officials around her gender identity The case has drawn indignation on social media and national concern. The students held a sit-in and a moment of Continue Reading

Samuel Paty: French security services failed to act over incendiary social media campaign | World news- Tempemail

French security services failed to appreciate the gravity of the defamatory campaign on social media against the teacher Samuel Paty before his murder, an inspectors’ report has found. Despite the school’s headteacher reporting concerns about increasingly incendiary posts targeting the history and geography teacher on Facebook and Twitter, intelligence officials Continue Reading

Backers of Australia’s mandatory news code welcome French ruling on Google | Media

Australia’s competition tsar has welcomed a landmark legal decision by French courts to order Google to negotiate payments with publishers. The global development in holding the tech giants to account comes as the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission puts the finishing touches to a mandatory news code that will be Continue Reading

‘Kid influencers’ classed as child labour under new French law- Tempemail

Young social media stars in France will be regulated under new child labour laws, a court has ruled. The money earned and hours worked by children under 16 who spend significant time creating and posting content online will now be protected under French law. Any earnings they make will be Continue Reading

Need a Culture Fix? Here are 5 French Museums You Can Visit Virtually | Tempemail

Sourced from Flickr. As the global COVID-19 pandemic continues to restrict international travel, many wanderlust travellers around the world are craving their next trip. Wouter Vermeulen, GM of Southern Africa for Air France KLM notes that while we are all being responsible citizens practising social distancing, people across the world Continue Reading

Nokia to cut a third of jobs at French arm Alcatel-Lucent – Networking- Tempemail

Finnish telecoms equipment maker Nokia plans to cut 1233 jobs at its French subsidiary Alcatel-Lucent International, equivalent to a third of the unit’s workforce. The announcement, just as Europe prepares for the deployment of the next generation of mobile internet, or 5G, has political resonance in France because Nokia bought Continue Reading

French watchdog warns against COVID-19 smart surveillance – Hardware- Tempemail

The use of a new range of surveillance cameras to check adherence to rules in the wake of the novel coronavirus outbreak risks undermining the fabric of democracy, France’s data privacy watchdog CNIL said. Known in Europe for being a staunch defender of privacy rights, the CNIL said that while Continue Reading

Amazon planning to reopen its French warehouses from May 19 – Benchmarking Change- Tempemail

Amazon said on Friday it aims to gradually reopen its French warehouses from May 19 as it finalises an agreement with unions and work councils to end a dispute over coronavirus protection steps that closed the sites for more than one month. The US e-commerce giant’s six French warehouses, which Continue Reading