[ISN] French Hacker Legion is west’s foremost snoop squad says Robert Gates

http://www.theregister.co.uk/2014/05/30/france_a_cyberespionage_threat_says_robert_gates/ By Richard Chirgwin The Register 30 May 2014 Former spook and defense department secretary Robert Gates has identified France as a major cyber-spying threat against the US. In statements that are bound to raise eyebrows on both sides of the Atlantic, Gates (not Bill) nominated French spies as being number two in the world of industrial cyber-espionage. “In terms of the most capable, next to the Chinese, are the French – and they’ve been doing it a long time” he says in this interview at the Council on Foreign Relations. Rather than a precis, The Register will give you some of Gates’s (not Bill) words verbatim, starting just after 21 minutes in the video, when he answers a question about America’s recent indictment of five Chinese military hackers. […]