President Nicolas Sarkozy Hacked

Some hackers have lofty goals. French President Nicolas Sarkozy’s bank account was hacked and money was stolen:

“…The unknown hackers removed several small sums of money from the account after obtaining Sarkozy’s online access codes. An inquiry was launched after the president noticed the transactions and complained to the police, said a government spokesman.”

link: Bank hackers steal from Sarkozy

Perhaps internet crime and security has risen suddenly as a priority item on the French legislative agenda.

Catherine Forsythe