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Germany Blames Russia for Parliament Hack

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Germany Blames Russia for Parliament Hack

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This article was posted on Saturday, 20:43, UTC.

Germany’s domestic intelligence agency has pointed the finger at Russian intelligence agencies as the ones responsible for a comprehensive cyber attack on the German Bundestag, the lower house of the German parliament. Russian state-sponsored operatives were behind the massive cyber attack on Germany’s lower house of parliament last year, Germany’s intelligence agency said. First revealed in May 2015, the attack on the Bundestag forced authorities to shut down the internal network for days after the it caused severe damage. 15 computers out of thousands were compromised in the lower house of the parliament. Despite the number being relatively small, the…

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Samburaj Das

Samburaj Das

Samburaj is the contributing editor at Hacked and keeps tabs on science, technology and cyber security.

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