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Cybersecurity

From black hat hackers attempting to break into government computer systems, to white hat security experts working to crack and improve protections on popular internet browsers, cybersecurity affects us all. Every day hackers steal millions of pieces of personal data and, as former NSA contractor Edward Snowden revealed, sometimes it may be our own governments doing the snooping.

Emmanuel Macron, a candidate for the 2017 French presidential elections. Photo: Reuters

France denounces Russian cyberattacks targeting Macron

Suspected Russian cyberattacks on the French presidential campaign are “unacceptable”, France’s foreign minister said on Sunday, adding it was clear that pro-Europe candidate Emmanuel Macron was being targeted.

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