Germany is affected by an increasing number of cyberattacks. Is there a strategy behind them? DW's Udo Bauer spoke to Hans-Georg Maassen, president of Germany's domestic security agency - the Office for the Protection of the Constitution.
The number of cyberattacks on vital public utilities is on the increase, a newspaper reported. Germany's cyberdefense agency has denied the report, saying it only recorded an increase in the number of disruptions.
Microsoft has accused Russian hacking group Fancy Bear of launching a series of recent attacks against think tanks in Europe. Cybersecurity is a major concern ahead of European parliamentary elections in May.
The Russian hacker group "Snake" has reportedly hacked email accounts of several German officials. The cyberattack was detected nearly a year after the group allegedly accessed Germany's government network.
The data breach that affected lawmakers from across Germany's political spectrum was the latest in a string of prominent cyberattacks around the world. DW looks at five others that have made headlines.
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