Cyber-Espionage Hits Berlin The Breach from the East

German intelligence officials issued warnings back in 2016 of a cyber-espionage group known as Snake. But the apparently Russian hackers behind the group were able to breach the German government nonetheless. By DER SPIEGEL Staff
Inside the Federal Office for Information Security

Inside the Federal Office for Information Security

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A German parliamentarian heading to a meeting to discuss the 2015 hacker attack on the Bundestag.

A German parliamentarian heading to a meeting to discuss the 2015 hacker attack on the Bundestag.

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The German Foreign Ministry in Berlin

The German Foreign Ministry in Berlin

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Translated from the German by Paul Cohen