Archive for March 8th, 2017

German Parties and Ministries Vulnerable To Hacking Attacks


(Spiegel) – Fabian Reinbold:

Politicians in Germany are warning about the threat of hacking attacks, but when it comes to their own data, many are too careless. Some German political parties are failing to take advice from the country’s information security authority seriously enough. …

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Ian Rankin’s Career


(The Independent) – Andy Martin:

That crime fiction is no longer seen as inferior to ‘literature’ is in part thanks to Rebus, Ian Rankin’s stoic Scots detective, now in his 21st novel and loved by millions. Good job the author didn’t become an accountant …

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