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Barley calls for a faster Lock of hacked Accounts

Federal Minister of justice Barley has asked Internet service provider, hacked user accounts to lock immediately. You want to take platforms in the future, more responsibility. Meanwhile, the BSI is massively in the criticism.

in Accordance with the large-scale data theft in the case of politicians and other public figures, Federal Minister of justice Katarina Barley Internet providers and social networks has called to respond in the event of a cyber attack faster.

"The platforms must lock the Accounts, about the Hacks to be distributed, immediately," said Barley of the "Rheinische Post". "If the Accounts of hackers are captured, need to be able to return to their owners as quickly as possible long," he added. It will examine how the platforms could be more in the duty. The Minister suggested that a "Europe-wide valid security seal of approval". This should enable users to identify "trusted quotes" directly.

The theft of personal data of hundreds of German politicians and Celebrities, including many mobile phone numbers and their publication on the Internet on Friday was known to the public. Links to the data sets were distributed over a now banned Account on Twitter.

a Critical discussion on the BSI

politicians are calling for a restructuring of the BSI.

The SPD inner politician Burkhard Lischka looks, especially the Federal interior Minister Horst Seehofer. The competent Federal office for information security (BSI) "communication clutter, and this authority is under the Minister of the Ministry of the interior," said Lischka of the "Passauer Neue Presse". The domestic policy spokesman of the SPD group in the Bundestag criticised a lack of co-ordination of IT security authorities. "I see the Problem not in the criminal code, but rather in the fragmentation of the IT security competent authorities," said Lischka. Needed a "better co-ordination and clear responsibilities".

demands for structural Changes came in addition to Lischka also of the Opposition. The leader of the left party in the Bundestag, Dietmar Bartsch, said the "Heilbronner Stimme": "structure, tasks, and communication from BSI, BKA and intelligence services need to be re-determined."

Amthor takes BSI protection

CDU-inner politician Philip Amthor stood behind the BSI. "It is inappropriate and falls short of to practice now one-sided criticism of the BSI," said Amthor. The authority had a statutory duty to protect the IT security of state institutions of the Federal government. The protection of the private communications of public officials, don't belong so far, however, to the statutory tasks of the BSI.

Schleswig-Holstein's Minister for digitalization, Jan Albrecht, called the BSI and the investigating authorities based their own investigations and analysis staff with direct control options from providers such as Twitter. In addition, even non-technical users should be able to.

Seehofer wants to inform the public about investigations

Federal interior Minister Seehofer inform will at noon, on further investigation in the case of the cyber attack. Of these, around a thousand people, of which data have been published, affected the Ministry of the interior according to.

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