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German Police Seek Help In Finding Parcel Bomber With MAC Address

January 9th, 2019
German police are seeking your help in gathering information related to a MAC address that could lead to the cell phone device used by a DHL blackmailer who last year parceled out bombs at different addresses in Brandenburg and Berlin. Between November 2017 and April 2018, someone used German parcel delivery service DHL to sent out several so-called improvised explosive devices (IEDs) in

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20-Year-Old Man Arrested For Carrying Out Germany’s Biggest Data Leak

January 8th, 2019
German federal police have arrested a 20-year-old local student for stealing and publishing a massive trove of personal data of hundreds of politicians, journalists and other public figures last month. The young man, whose identity has not been revealed by the police, was arrested after police raided his parent's house in west-central German State of Hesse on Sunday and recovered a computer

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Hackers Leak Personal Data from Hundreds of German Politicians On Twitter

January 4th, 2019
Germany has been hit with the biggest hack in its history. A group of unknown hackers has leaked highly-sensitive personal data from more than 100 German politicians, including German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Brandenburg’s prime minister Dietmar Woidke, along with some German artists, journalists, and YouTube celebrities. The leaked data that was published on a Twitter account (@_0rbit) and

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German Spy-Agency Trades Citizens’ Metadata in Exchange for NSA’s Xkeyscore

August 27th, 2015

This is Really Insane!!

Germany’s top intelligence agency handed over details related to German citizen metadata just in order to obtain a copy of the National Security Agency’s Main XKeyscore software, which was first revealed by Edward Snowden in 2013.

According to the new documents obtained by the German newspaper Die Zeit, the Federal Office for the Protection of the Constitution (

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