German researchers discover a flaw that could let anyone listen to your cell calls.

German researchers have discovered security flaws that could let hackers, spies and criminals listen to private phone calls and intercept text messages on a potentially massive scale – even when cellular networks are using the most advanced encryption….


German court blocks U.S. extradition for “number 2” hacker

A German court has put the brakes on efforts to extradite a suspected hacker to the US, arguing that the potential sentence of almost 250 years he faces in the U.S. is excessive by German standards.

32-year-old Turkish national Ercan Findikoğlu has been held in Germany since his arrest at Frankfurt Airport in December 2013. Since then there have been several legal stages, with approval given to the extradition….