The president of the European Parliament has demanded an explanation after fresh intelligence allegations against the US. The German magazine Der Spiegel reported that the National Security Agency bugged EU institutions.
Wikileaks says its latest release of documents shows the wide reach of economic espionage conducted by the NSA in Germany. Documents released by the whistleblowers suggest an intense interest in the Greek debt crisis.
Just a week after it was revealed the US had spied on three French presidents, new allegations of NSA espionage have emerged. WikiLeaks claims the NSA targeted French finance ministers and business activities.
The IRS announced that more than 100,000 taxpayers accounts were compromised by hackers. But as government institutions are increasingly targeted by cybercriminals, will citizens' data continue to be vulnerable?
German Bundestag President Norbert Lammert has criticized a government proposal to appoint its own external investigating officers with access to NSA search terms. He wants both government and opposition to have a say.