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Arrested German hacker confesses to leaking politicians' information, report says

by Jeff Stone

Germany’s federal criminal police, known as the BKA, said they searched the suspected hacker's home on Sunday, confiscating his computer and other personal materials.

German investigators question teenager, search residence, as breach probe continues

by Jeff Stone

Jan Schürlein, a 19-year-old IT developer, says he is being treated as a "witness" in the investigation into the breach, which exposed information about hundreds of Germany's politicians.

Vast breach exposes German politicians’ personal data

by Sean Lyngaas

It's unclear if hacking was the cause, but data security is already a critical national issue in Germany.

Charges of political hacking emerge as major German federal election approaches

by Patrick Howell O'Neill

Another election, another information campaign with Russian ties.