Hackers

Hackers - According to the Directorate General of Public Finance hackers have hacked around 2,000 tax accounts of taxpayers. The hackers are believed to have amended tax returns adding credits and tax cuts to statements of their victims and replacing bank details. The hackers did not hack directly the site of the tax office, but the mailboxes of their victims. As the piracy involved only about 2,000 of the approximately 31 million online tax accounts, tax officials were able to quickly block affected accounts before calling victims by phone to reset their accounts.

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Evening Update Tuesday 28 January 2020

Our region is preparing for disruption to public transport tomorrow because of industrial action against pension reforms... Evening Update Tuesday 28 January 2020 Read More

28/01/2020

Monaco scam warning.

Police in Monaco are warning residents of a phone scam that’s been taking in quite a few people over the past month.... Monaco scam warning. Read More

28/01/2020

French and Riviera News.Tuesday January 28th 2020

More strikes-Further public strike action is taking place in Nice tomorrow as trade unions continue to protest over the government’s proposed pension ... French and Riviera News.Tuesday January 28th 2020 Read More

28/01/2020

Evening Update Monday 27 January 2020

Public transport is set to be badly disrupted again this Wednesday because of industrial action against pension reforms... Evening Update Monday 27 January 2020 Read More

27/01/2020

French and Riviera News.Monday January 27th 2020

Coronavirus-The Mayor of Nice ,Christian Estrosi has written to the French Health Minister to ask what measures are being taken to protect the populat... French and Riviera News.Monday January 27th 2020 Read More

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