A German administrative court ruled that the way Facebook processes personal data of people visiting fan pages is not the responsibility of German companies. The ruling may let fan page owners off the hook, but it leaves wider issues around privacy issues up in the air, such as the basic question of whether Facebook itself is or is not violating privacy with its data collection practices.
The German Chancellor has called for tougher data protection rules within the European Union, as well as a far greater level of transparency from the larger internet companies like Facebook and Google.
After computers in Germany became infected with the notorious Conficker worm, 170 of them were disposed of and replaced with new equipment at the taxpayers' expense.
Wouldn't it have been easier (and cheaper) to have wiped the drives and restored from a backup?
A ransomware attack takes a sinister twist - displaying images of the purported sexual abuse of children in an attempt to scare computer users into paying up.
EADS, maker of the Eurofighter, says that Chinese hackers attacked its computer network last year.
Is your company prepared reducing the likelihood of a successful targeted attack?
The German government is clearly taking the latest critical security problem in Internet Explorer seriously, publicly urging all users to stop browsing the web with the Microsoft product until a patch is available.
A malware campaign has been sent out, seemingly just to email addresses ending in ".de", claiming that photos of the recipient can be found in the attached file.
A policeman in Germany decided to install spyware on his daughter's computer only to have a friend of hers hack his computer in retribution. The result? The compromise of the German federal surveillance system known as Patras.
The popular sportswear manufacturer Adidas has suffered a "sophisticated, criminal cyber attack" made against a number of its sites.
Was the R2D2 Trojan used by German law enforcement agencies to spy on citizens?
Read our FAQ, and learn more about this unfolding case.
A Trojan horse allegedly created by the German government to spy on citizens' online activity and Skype conversations has been discovered.
Sit back, eat your popcorn, and get ready for the political storm if this proves to be true.
A man who extorted money out of online gambling websites in the run-up to the 2010 Football World Cup in South Africa has been sent to jail.
Many of you have been following the ongoing saga of the attempts by almost 600 Sophos staff to get home from a conference that we were holding in Berlin. Many of our sales and marketing staff have been stranded in Read more…
I'm writing to you from the bar of the Maritim Hotel in Berlin, where hundreds of Sophos staff are currently stranded because of the eruption of an Icelandic volcano. Airflights across North Europe are suspended because of the volcanic ash, Read more…
Mozilla has responded to concern about a critical security vulnerability in Firefox 3.6, by releasing version 3.6.2 of its popular browser ahead of schedule. Firefox 3.6.2 fixes a vulnerability first discovered by security researcher Evgeny Legerov last month, which could Read more…
The German government has advised computer users not to run Firefox and run an alternative browser instead, because of a critical security flaw. The advice, which comes from BÃ¼rgerCERT, part of the German Federal Office for Security in Information Technology Read more…
Australia has joined the list of countries with official guidelines suggesting that you consider giving up on Internet Explorer, at least until Microsoft has fixed the now-widely-known vulnerability in its browser. France and Germany have floated similar advice, presumably over Read more…