Spying at universities - Research results from Baden-Württemberg in China?

It is well known that com­pan­ies can be spied on. Re­search in­sti­tu­tions, on the oth­er hand, are of­ten not aware of this prob­lem. However, uni­versit­ies and re­search in­sti­tutes must also be pre­pared against pos­sible (hack­er) at­tacks, Dr. Mi­chael Kilch­ling and Susanne Knick­mei­er from the Max Planck In­sti­tute for For­eign and In­ter­na­tion­al Crim­in­al Law told the "Stut­tgarter Na­chricht­en".