Account hacking: criminals hijack online seller-profiles and rip customers off. Living in 600 meters: for an entire year, a Dutch YouTuber did not leave his street. And on Exit: a spectacular parkour run in China.
At the fourth World Internet Conference, Beijing celebrated its vision of "sovereign internet." Western IT CEOs have to accept this, but DW’s Frank Sieren thinks that China's cyber policy will only cause more isolation.
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.
A Russian hacker has been sentenced to 27 years in US prison, drawing a response from Moscow that his arrest was illegal. Prosecutors said they wanted to send a message to hackers around the globe.
The German Interior Ministry has officially opened ZITiS, a surveillance agency independent of both the police and the secret service. Critics say anyone with a smartphone is now vulnerable to state snooping.
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