Corona-Warn-App: criticism-points under the magnifying glass - a hits millions of Germans | politics

The German Corona-Warning-App is here. It really eats the battery and the Internet? The data are uncertain? The criticism under the magnifying glass. A Problem

Corona-Warn-App: criticism-points under the magnifying glass - a hits millions of Germans | politics

The German Corona-Warning-App is here. It really eats the battery and the Internet? The data are uncertain? The criticism under the magnifying glass. A Problem hits millions of Germans.

The Corona-Warning-App* the Federal government online. Still, there are critical votes . Great battery and Internet consumption and a massive security vulnerability be accused of. The alleged problems on the test stand . Here you will find the basic facts for Coronavirus and Corona-News from Germany*. We also offer them in a map of the current case numbers in Germany .* Currently, there are the following recommendations to Corona-protection measures* .

Munich - The Corona-Warning-App is arrived in Germany and was received very well directly - at least if you look at >. The big worry is that the cost-consuming project would be in the absence of users as ineffective, not proved to be true so fortunately.

Nevertheless, the not silenced critical voices . Also the Minister of health, Jens Spahn had already pointed out a weakness in the App. On the part of the Public will be advised to other issues .

Corona-Warn-App: Massive security vulnerability? IT expert gives the all-clear

The largest and in the development of almost key point Software providers-SAP, however, could seem to sufficiently treat. How secure is the App? Can be driven with the user data fast and loose? Particularly the FAZ had constantly raised the Finger and is complaining about a weak spot , which could be exploited by attackers to create even movement profiles of the users and in the worst case, whose identity is to identify .

+ Coronavirus-Warn-App: The Mega-project of Jens Spahn, there was a lot of criticism. What is true©?picture alliance/dpa / Michael Sohn

So easy but it is not calmed down IT expert, Linus Neumann in conversation with chip.de hackers would have to operate the massive effort to gain access to data , which they would then provide much insight. The potential for Hack attacks had been considered from the beginning, he explains, and was banned thanks to the decentralized structure of the App sufficient. There was even an indirect praise from the usual very critical Chaos Computer Club , the checks for such programs is always on the heart and kidneys. The professional hackers do not warn of the Download.

What is the Corona-Warning-App doing to my phone? Data usage and battery consumption clarified

Worry what exist, not third, but to do with Smartphone , also. She empties the Internet-data volume and battery ? But here, too, it gives the all-clear. Bild.de (article behind paywall) has dared, as we - the self-test*. You let the program on the different mobile phone models to run. The result: No device lost about 24 hours > through the App. How high is the intricate amount of data, it was not lit more. Because: mobile operators-providers have not been announced, to calculate from the data.

+ the phone Needs due to the Corona.Warning-App is constantly at the plug? A picture-Test says no.©picture alliance/dpa / Christian Klose

a Lot of positive votes so. Blame the developers but still like it. On the basis of 50 million devices in Germany, would in such as 6 million with the Corona-Warning App, the mirror is a rough estimate.

Corona-Warn-App: millions of German you will not be able to use well - especially at-risk groups

Many of the devices fall off the Grid. The Installation of the App is often not possible. the Blackberry and Windows Phone Users you can even download never. The expensive development for the two barely-used operating systems would not be proportionate. Bad news, but there are also for the owners of established but outdated models. All the Apple products manufactured prior to 2015, will not bring the App to run. The operating system does not have the necessary prerequisites and can't be updated. the Android users is this scenario only in the rarest of cases. Even in the years to come Android 6.01 . play Corona-Warning-App.

+ those Who do not own an outdated mobile phone can make use of the Corona-Warning-App of the Federal government in most cases.©picture-alliance/ dpa/dpaweb / Harald Tittel

the authors of The study raise the index finger. The marginalised and at risk groups would be excluded, therefore, use . An Argument with which you do not stand alone. Who was the, one could only surmise, however, the level editors that it is mainly low-income people, children and pensioners .

*Merkur.de is part of the nationwide Redaktionsnwetzwerks of Ippen-Digital.

section list image:©picture alliance/dpa / Michael Sohn

Updated Date: 17 June 2020, 12:33

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