German parliamentary elections are set for the fall, and attention is increasingly being paid to Russian activity aimed at disrupting German politics. With everything from fake news to the hacking of political parties, can stability be sustained?
Recent revelations that Uber paid a $100,000 ransom to two hackers has surprised many experts. But a look back at recent history shows a growing trend; for hackers it’s becoming a lucrative way of life.
Cybersecurity experts and consumer advocates warn online shoppers about "Black Friday" risks. Clicking on that "too good to be true" offer could bring a virus, not a bargain.
Although fake news stories did not make an impact on Germany's election the hype — and fear — of them left an impression. One that many Germans are having a hard time getting out of their heads.
Governments have fallen victim to a string of high-profile cyberattacks in recent years. German IT expert Sandro Gaycken tells DW about cybersecurity's shortcomings and why he thinks Kaspersky did not work with Russia.
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