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US News All-clear after hacker attack on election authority

17:55  24 september  2021
17:55  24 september  2021 Source:   dw.com

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A few days before the general election, it came to a hacker attack on the Federal Statistical Office, whose boss is at the same time the federal electoral manager. Danger for the federal election but probably not.

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concretely had been installed on Wednesday on a program a software. First, "Business Insider" had reported about it. This software allows external access to server and file systems. The Federal Office for Safety in Information Technology Stage the event as cyber attack in connection with the federal election , it was said.

A spokesman for the Federal Electoral Officer shared the German Press Agency in the evening, the rapid identification of the damage show that the security systems worked. "However, the internal electoral server for the determination of the election result and the Internet offer of the Federal Electoral Officer are operated in separate networks, there is therefore no danger situation in relation to the general election," he stressed. In cooperation with the Federal Office for Security in Information Technology, a normal security check is a normal security check to exclude any damage. But there are "at the present time" "no indication that data outflow or manipulation has taken place on the affected server," said the speaker.

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Election Server Not affected

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The federal government also sees the federal government with the Hacker attack on the governance of the Federal Election Manager Georg Thiel no danger for the general election on Sunday. Internal election servers are "not affected by the incident," said a spokesman for the Federal Ministry of the Federal Ministry on Friday in Berlin. In this respect, too, "no danger to the general election". Nobody took place to possible perches so far. This is the subject of the current investigation, so the speaker of the Federal Electoral Leader. Unknowns had already attacked the Federal Electoral Leader at the end of August. IT systems that are needed for the general election were not affected.

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phishing experiments from Russia

The federal electoral manager is responsible for the organization and monitoring of elections at federal level. On his website, the results of the general election will also be published.

The Federal Government had spicy at the beginning of September

against Russian influencing tests before the federal election. It should be attempted with so-called phishing emails to get to personal credentials of Bundestag and Landtag deputies in order to be able to commit identity theft. The General Federal Lawyer then initiated investigations for intelligence agent activity. JWA / FAB (DPA, RTR, AFP)

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