Darknet, ransomware, espionage - cybercriminals and state-supported actors play in the Internet, an apparently lawless area, Wild West. Politicians are responding with new regulatory initiatives.
Hackers have posted personal data from hundreds of German politicians. We don't know exactly how they did it. But we do know which common mistakes make it easy for hackers to find an in and cause damage.
Cybersecurity experts have met with government officials ahead of the Munich Security Conference to discuss the vulnerabilities in our critical infrastructure — and many ask when Europe will finally shore up its gaps.
Chinese hackers were behind cyber attacks on German tooling firms, a German daily newspaper reports. US authorities were said to have put Germany's BSI information security agency, and industry, on high alert.
Google has announced it will be winding down its little-used Plus social network. The tech giant has also admitted that a bug in its social network may have exposed the personal data of some 500,000 users.
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