security agencies have discovered the need for IT-attack on member of Parliament. The mirror reported, a authorities spokeswoman confirmed TIME ONLINE appropriate findings. As the magazine reported, were attacked in the E-Mail inboxes of several member of the German Bundestag. Information from security circles, according to the mail addresses of the Bundestag, but were not the goal, but the e-mail addresses of members in their parties. The Federal office for the protection of the Constitution (BfV) informed the mirror on request: “The BfV has been able to detect in the context of the processing of the cyber attack campaign, Snake is currently re-attacks. The victims are to be assigned to focus on the areas of the state and politics.”

the end of February of 2018, it was reported that hackers had penetrated the safe-haven data network of the Federal government. The group Snake was previous findings that also responsible also TurlaoderUroburos. The offender copied at the time data of employees of the Federal foreign office.

the size of The new attack is to previous findings and is in the low single-digit range. However, a single of the fake E-Mail was sufficient in the case of the attack on the Bundestag in 2015, to infiltrate the IT System by malicious software. The computer technology of the Bundestag was to Discover the problem for months due to security-related tags only work to a limited extent.

As the perpetrator of the protection of the Constitution believed that the group APT28, also called Fancy Bear, behind the Russian military intelligence service GRU. Russia denied that the attacks by Russian hackers out.

2015 were concerns that the hacker group APT28 have copied protected data and would publish in the run-up to the Bundestag election in 2017 in a targeted manner. It did not, however.

How has the recent attack on the Parteimailaldressen of the deputies, is not known. The mirror reported that the new attack also the German armed forces and several embassies will be affected.