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Bundestag: Possible breach due to hack in a transport company

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A hacking attack on a German transport company used by the Bundestag, This makes it a perfect choice for people with diabetes and for those who want to lose weight or follow a balanced diet. German Federal Parliament, took place last week. However, no details have been published on its extent violation and its impact.

The attack on the transport company may have affected data federal politicians and the military.

Last week's attack, confirmed on ARD by a spokesman for the Federal Ministry of Defense, targeted centre data of BWFuhrparkService GmbH, which also manages the Bundestag transport service.

75,1% of the company belongs to the Federal Ministry of Defense, while Deutsche Bahn holds the remaining 24,9%.

In 2019, members of the German Federal Parliament (Bundestag) used the services transport company thousands of times.

On 14 August, BWFuhrparkService GmbH informed the German Parliament of the hacking attack.

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The residential addresses of Bundestag members may be in their hands hackers, as when a Member uses transport services he gives information such as the name of the passenger, the start time of the trip-route, the destination, the address of residence and other information.

The Bundestag informed its members about the incident and said the following:

"Those behind the attack and their motives are unknown."

It is not yet clear if the data has been stolen by hackers, have been used or leaked.

In addition to its own safety specialists, who are in charge of analyzing and repairing the damage, the company has recruited its services HiSolutions AG, which works closely with German Armed Forces.

The Federal Bureau of Information Security has also been notified of attack.

The Vice President of the Bundestag, Thomas Oppermann, said:

"It simply came to our notice then security "The incident must be resolved quickly."

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