Data stolen during hack attack on German parliament, Berlin says

Reuters reports:

A spokeswoman for Germany’s lower house of parliament, the Bundestag, confirmed that hackers had managed to steal data during the cyber attack two weeks ago. She described the detection of several data leaks.

Details are unclear as to which specific offices the so-called “scattered data outflows” originated from, or what information they contained.

“The concerned agencies have been informed and countermeasures have been taken,” the spokeswoman said.

Two weeks ago hackers managed to gain access to the Bundestag’s internal server, launching an unprecedented attack reportedly by using so-called Trojan viruses.

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