Suspect, 20, held over massive German politician data hack
Security personnel sit behind the bullet-proof window at the headquarters of Germany's BSI national cyber defence body in Bonn, Germany, Jan 4, 2019. (Photo: Reuters/Wolfgang Rattay)
BERLIN: German police said Tuesday (Jan 8) they arrested a 20-year-old suspect in the case of private data stolen from hundreds of politicians, including Chancellor Angela Merkel, and published online.
"The prosecutor's office in Frankfurt, the Central Office for Fighting Internet and Computer Crime and the Federal Police Office (BKA) searched the apartment of a 20-year-old suspect on Jan 6 and took him into custody," the BKA said in a statement.……
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