Berlin (AFP) Federal Interior Minister Horst Seehofer (CSU) has warned against the growing dangers to IT security in Germany. The quality of cyber attacks had continued to increase and the threat situation was "persistently high," said Seehofer at the presentation of the annual report of the Federal Office for Information Security (BSI) on Thursday in Berlin. As an example, he called the malicious program Emotet, which has surfaced with new abilities.