hackers have perpetrated a cyber attack on the service company for the fleet of the Bundeswehr. "Last week there was an attack of an as yet unidentified External to the IT network of the company", informed the Ministry of defence on Saturday. The incident is the Ministry at 13. August been reported and is currently being studied intensively. First, the "Bild had reported on Sunday".
The company is part of a 75.1 per cent, the Ministry of defence and to 24.9 percent by the Deutsche Bahn AG. She also takes over the transport service of the German Bundestag.
All network connections to the outside and in the direction of the customer – Ministry of defence, the armed forces, Deutscher Bundestag – had been cut off "immediately", the Ministry said. "In addition, the management has turned a company that specializes in the analysis and remediation of damage in incidents of this kind," it said further.
attackers are not known
The Ministry of defence had offered the Board of management immediately of his support. A Team of "Cyber-Emergency Response Teams" (CERT), IT-specialists of the Bundeswehr, are in place. The CERT of the Federal government to the Federal office for information security (BSI) has also been by the Bundeswehr informed. Connections in the German armed forces network had been investigated. According to our current knowledge there had been no damage. The analysis and investigations were ongoing.Updated Date: 15 August 2020, 14:19