Malicious, criminal hackers steal data, cripple computer systems and extort money. They are known as black hats. Virtuous hackers who test systems and look for loopholes in order to enhance cybersecurity are the white hats.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange first grabbed headlines by leaking US military secrets in 2010 and has remained the center of a global controversy ever since. DW brings you a look at what led up to his dramatic arrest.
By charging WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange with hacking, the United States has avoided a direct challenge to press freedom. However, critics say the case could still have a chilling effect on journalism.
A police officer assigned to Stuttgart's inner city and cybercrime cases has been named Miss Germany. Nadine Berneis beat 15 other finalists for the title billed as Germany's longest-running beauty contest.
German chemicals giant Bayer claims it has found malware from a Winnti hacker group in China which attacked the company in early 2018. The attack is part of a rising wave of cyberattacks worrying firms.
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