The invisible war

attack from the internet

Although IT experts have been trying to secure our systems for decades, cyberattacks now cause three times more damage than natural disasters. Governments, businesses, critical infrastructure – no one is safe from cyberattacks anymore. The Ukraine war has made the situation even worse. Germany in particular, with its strong economy, is a favorite target of hackers – criminals and states alike. Why are we so vulnerable? And how can we protect ourselves?


WRITER & DIRECTOR: Carolin Riethmüller     CAMERA: Martin Christ, Sebastian Lontke, Huba Barat, René Munder, Franz-Josef Recktenwald, Carolin Riethmüller, Tim Scherret, Sven Wildenhayn     EDITOR: Claudia Spoden     SOUND: Josias van Zyl, Pierre Gaulke, Christian Klees, Sascha Pejovic, Emanuele Rigano, Niccolo Schröter, Michael Wolff, Manuela Yavuz     NARRATOR: Edda Fischer     COMMISSIONING EDITOR: Ann-Christin Hornberger (ARTE)