German cops hacked in revenge for dad spying on daughter
Source: The Register UK - Posted by Dave Wreski   
Privacy An infiltration of a German federal security system last year has been traced back to a botched attempt by an unnamed security official to use a Trojan to monitor his daughter's internet usage, Der Spiegel reports. According to the report, a hacker friend of the young woman found the spyware on her machine before hacking into her father's machine, supposedly as payback for the privacy intrusion.

The girl's friend discovered a cache of security-related emails on the father's machine; according to the report, the policeman had diverted official emails to his private computer. This allowed his daughter's pal to infiltrate a German police system called PATRAS used to log the location of suspected criminals through cell phone and car GPS systems.

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