"A 20-year-old has been arrested in Germany suspected of involvement in the widespread hacking of hundreds of German politicians, according to police."
"It was last week, it was revealed that the private data of about a thousand people – including hundreds of German politicians – has been spread on the net. Even chancellor Angela Merkel was affected but according to the German government it was not on the sensitive material."
"Now reported a 20-year-old have been arrested suspected of involvement in the hacking, according to the German federal police (BKA)."
"The private information has started to spread via a twitter account in december. It is including mobile phone number, credit card details, email addresses, private letters and copies of id cards."
"– the Government looks very seriously at what has happened, said the German government's spokesperson Martina Fietz on 4 January."
"Among those affected are members of the house of commons, EUROPEAN parliament and regional and local authorities, journalists and celebrities. There received suffered no politician from the xenophobic party, the Alternative for Germany (AFD)."