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Arrested German hacker confesses to leaking politicians' information, report says
Germany’s federal criminal police, known as the BKA, said they searched the suspected hacker's home on Sunday, confiscating his computer and other personal materials.
German investigators question teenager, search residence, as breach probe continues
Jan Schürlein, a 19-year-old IT developer, says he is being treated as a "witness" in the investigation into the breach, which exposed information about hundreds of Germany's politicians.
Vast breach exposes German politicians’ personal data
It's unclear if hacking was the cause, but data security is already a critical national issue in Germany.