CEMAC zone: recession could reach 6% according to BEAC

All the indicators are certainly not red. But most of the economic indicators in the six countries of the Economic and Monetary Community of Central Africa (CEMAC) are already found the Monetary Policy Committee (CPM) of the Bank of Central African States (BEAC) at the end of the second annual session on June 24, 2020 in Yaoundé.

Analyzing the situation in Central Africa, it emerges that in the short and medium terms, the CEMAC zone is affected by the health crisis and the fall in the prices of the main export products. "

"In the first half of 2020, the revival of productive activities was slowed down in the sub-region by the disruption of supply circuits for imported products as well as by the restrictive measures adopted by the various governments to contain the effects of the pandemic. Although it is premature for the moment to fully grasp the impact of COVID-19 on national economies, it is already anticipated during this first semester a drop in production as well as a det…

Easyjet victim of a huge cyber attack: nine million customers affected!

The airline Easyjet announces that its servers have been victims of a cyber attack, and that the personal data of nine million customers have been exposed. The bank details of more than 2,000 customers have been recovered.

Easyjet victim of a huge cyber attack: nine million customers affected!

This Tuesday, Easyjet revealed that it had been the victim of a large-scale cyber attack, considered to be "highly sophisticated". According to the low-cost airline, the personal information of nine million customers has been accessed by hackers, including email addresses, travel details and bank details.

The Guardian notes that Easyjet recognizes that more than 2,000 customers have had their bank card data used to purchase tickets stolen, and the company will warn those concerned.

The nine million customers soon contacted

Alerted, the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO), which depends on the Ministry of Justice in the United Kingdom, asked Easyjet to warn the nine million customers, in particular because of the risks linked to phishing since email addresses were recovered. This organization has the power to sanction companies that do not comply with the GDPR and those that do not protect their customer's personal data.

According to the company, "there is no evidence that personal information of any kind was misused", but general manager Johan Lundgren confirmed that his company would "contact customers whose information have been consulted and we advise them to be extremely vigilant, especially if they receive unsolicited communications. ”