Statement of the BSI on the malicious software "LoJax"

Statement of the BSI on the malicious software "LoJax"

MIL OSI Translation. Region: Germany / Germany – Federal ITF BonnDate 28.09.2018SET security firm ESET released an analysis report on 27.09.2018 on a UEFI rootkit called LoJax. In some media, the malware was described among other things as an "almost indelible super virus" that could…

Suitability of the B3S for the CRITIS branch district heating detected

Suitability of the B3S for the CRITIS branch district heating detected

MIL OSI Translation. Region: Germany / Germany – Source: Federal Office for Information SecurityDate 28.09.2018The Federal Office for Information Security (BSI) has determined the suitability of the sector-specific safety standard (B3S) district heating. BSI President Arne Schönbohm presented the notification to Berlin-based Stefan Kapferer, Chairman…

Facebook users affected by hacker attack

Facebook users affected by hacker attack

MIL OSI Translation. Region: Germany / Germany – Source: Federal Office for Information Security Location BonnDate 29.09.2018The Internet company Facebook has informed the Federal Office for Information Security (BSI) in good time about a successful cyber attack. According to this, criminals had access to the…

German online ID function now usable in European eGovernment

German online ID function now usable in European eGovernment

MIL OSI Translation. Region: Germany / Germany – Today, the EU-wide recognition obligation applies to the online ID function of the ID card and the electronic residence permit. The role must now be recognized across Europe by applications from public sector bodies that require electronic…