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Paybacks are hell: Parental spying prompts infiltration of German police system


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.

Bundestrojaner, Sony breach, Duqu, OS X anti-anti-virus, MS hack - 60 Sec Security


Enjoy the latest security news in brief by watching 60 Second Security!

This episode: the German Bundestrojaner controversy, Sony breached (again!), Duqu dubbed "Son of Stuxnet", OS X anti-anti-virus and Microsoft videos hacked.

German 'Government' R2D2 Trojan FAQ

German Government R2D2 Trojan FAQ

Was the R2D2 Trojan used by German law enforcement agencies to spy on citizens?

Read our FAQ, and learn more about this unfolding case.

'Government' backdoor R2D2 Trojan discovered by Chaos Computer Club

'Government' backdoor R2D2 Trojan discovered by Chaos Computer Club

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.