Most people think of computer hackers as a global threat. But hackers can also be put to good use: making the internet safer, by identifying out weak spots before others do. Companies are paying hackers big money to work for them.
Hooligans, hackers and discrimination: These are the things that have been making the headlines ahead of the 2018 World Cup. Russian officials, though, say fans should feel welcome and safe. So what should they expect?
Brazen cyberattacks are straining relations between Greece and Turkey, two nations with considerable shared past – and a history of tense ties. Greek experts are sounding the alarm and warning of further attacks.
A year ago the German armed forces set up a command center for internet security. The new German hacker-soldier elite is being trained at the Bundeswehr University, on the outskirts of Munich.
The Moscow-based anti-virus maker is to open a Swiss data center after allegations that Russian hackers exploited the software to spy on customers. The firm told DW the new location would help it "rebuild trust."
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