Following the massive cyber-attack is growing criticism of the Federal interior Minister Seehofer. The SPD speaks of a "confusion of the security agencies". Also, BSI President Schönbohm is under pressure.
After the cyber attack on politicians, journalists and artists, the SPD increased the pressure on Federal interior Minister Horst Seehofer. Secretary-General Lars Klingbeil called for the CSU to clarify politician, "the authority who knew what when and how it was responding".
Seehofer should have the priority, he said the Newspapers of the "Funke MEDIENGRUPPE". It is about the protection of our democracy. Klingbeil said it was a "mess with the security authorities".
it is expected after the cyber-attack reconnaissance and reclamation: Federal interior Minister Horst Seehofer."Stolen data for days in the network"
the Deputy Chairman of Bundestag Thomas Oppermann, the SPD, said the "Bild am Sonntag", it was outrageous, "that the stolen data are presented for days in the net and the competent authority does nothing to inform the people Concerned and to protect". The competent Federal office for IT security (BSI) is Seehofer. Oppermann, called on the Federal Minister of the interior, therefore, to Act. "The BSI must be Central to the Cyber defence centre in Germany and Seehofer must understand that this is one of the most important tasks of internal security."
criticism of Seehofer also came from the Left party leader Dietmar Bartsch: "The process has to quickly be fully informed." Bartsch also requested that the BSI is re-established. The authority must be decided on the structure, tasks, and information policy.
The theft of personal data of hundreds of German politicians and Prominent was on Friday in public. Links to the data sets were distributed over a now banned Account in the short message service Twitter. Seehofer had said, it seemed to indicate a lot of that "data obtained through the unauthorised use of access data to cloud services, to E-Mail Accounts or social networks".