Merkel office’s computers hit by cyberattack — report

German premier’s office targeted in Trojan Horse infection, shortly after spyware found at hotels hosting Iran talks

A computer in German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s legislative office was hit by a cyberattack that targeted the country’s lower house of parliament in May, the Bild newspaper reported on Sunday.

The daily, which did not cite its sources, said the cyberattack was broader and greater than originally anticipated and the Bundestag struggled to control it. Continue reading