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Comforte AG Announces New Partnership with Emphase IT

Wiesbaden, Germany - 08 July 2021 - Enterprise data security experts comforte AG have announced a new partnership with the IT services provider, Emphase IT GmbH Goeppingen, Germany ...

Data Breach at German Supermarket Chain tegut

The German supermarket chain "tegut" was recently the target of a cyberattack (source in German) and on April 24 the company activated emergency procedures that shut down their entire central IT network ...

Comforte AG and bizcon AG Join Forces to Deliver Data-centric Security

Wiesbaden, Germany - 25 February 2021 - comforte AG, a global leader in enterprise data security, has announced a new partnership with the Munich based IT consultancy firm, bizcon AG ...

Is Germany’s official COVID-19 contact tracing app more viral than the virus?

The COVID-19 pandemic forced several governments across the world to restrict civil liberties and movements. However, with new technologies such as contact tracing apps to aid in tracking and containing the spread of ...

On That Dusseldorf Hospital Ransomware Attack and the Resultant Death

Wired has a detailed story about the ransomware attack on a Dusseldorf hospital, the one that resulted in an ambulance being redirected to a more distant hospital and the patient dying. The ...
Hacker Charged in Germany for Stealing and Leaking Private Data of Public Figures and Politicians

Hacker Charged in Germany for Stealing and Leaking Private Data of Public Figures and Politicians

A 22-year old accused of publishing private data on multiple public figures in Germany, including politicians, has been charged with various computer crimes and other infractions. The hacker is accused of attacks ...

Food Delivery Website in Germany Targeted by DDoS Attackers

Malicious individuals targeted a food delivery website located in Germany with a distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack. Jitse Groen, founder and CEO of the Germany-based food delivery service Takeaway (Lieferando.de), announced on March ...
Developers Hack McDonald’s Reward System to Get Free Hamburgers

Developers Hack McDonald’s Reward System to Get Free Hamburgers

A couple of German software developers discovered an oversight in McDonalds’ promotion systems that allowed them to get as many hamburgers as they wanted, without paying anything. While software vulnerabilities or loopholes ...

Illegal Data Center Hidden in Former NATO Bunker

Interesting: German investigators said Friday they have shut down a data processing center installed in a former NATO bunker that hosted sites dealing in drugs and other illegal activities. Seven people were ...