Addresses of members captured? Hacker attack on car service of the Bundestag

The cyber-criminals have attacked the data center of the bwfuhrpark servive GmBH, as the "Bild am Sonntag" reported. The company, which is part of a 75.1 per

Addresses of members captured? Hacker attack on car service of the Bundestag

The cyber-criminals have attacked the data center of the bwfuhrpark servive GmBH, as the "Bild am Sonntag" reported. The company, which is part of a 75.1 per cent, the Ministry of defence and to 24.9 percent by the Deutsche Bahn, in the transport service of the German Bundestag. In the year 2019, there were 142 000 for a Chauffeur for members.

the size of The German companies had to admit, after information of the "Bild am Sonntag" on Friday to the Parliament that a successful hack has been found to attack. Thus, the attacker could have captured sensitive information such as private residential addresses of members of Parliament. If a parliamentarian Bay driving service, are stored in the dispatching system of passenger name, time of departure for the Journey, starting point and destination, as well as additional requirements, such as, for example, a child seat.

attacker is not known

The Federal administration informed accordingly in a Letter to the groups on Saturday afternoon. It reads: "The attacker and the specific targets of his attack are known. It is not currently known when the initial compromise of the data centres took place, whether data has been tampered with or whether data are to be flown down.“

The fleet company had, in addition to the in-house IT forensics unit included for the analysis and elimination of damage immediately to the company HiSolutions AG, which work very closely with the armed forces. "Should not succeed in a successful analysis, it is intended that the centre for Cyber to involve the security of the armed forces", the Letter reads further.

"It must be taken quickly"

in Addition, the Federal office for security in information technology will be informed of the Bundeswehr. As a protective measure, the computer centers of the fleet company were removed from the network. The jobs in the log of the Bundestag and of the readiness to drive should now be virus and malware checked.

Bundestag Vice-Chairman Thomas Oppermann (SPD) said the "Bild am Sonntag: "There's a security gap, which is serious. It needs to be quickly and traded its security.“ "Know where his bodies are buried": Ex-lawyer grabs on "Predator" Trump FOCUS Online/Wochit "Knows where his bodies are buried": Ex-lawyer grabs on "Predator" Trump

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Updated Date: 15 August 2020, 11:26

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