the Federal Minister of justice Katarina Barley (SPD), has called on Internet service providers and social networks, to respond in the event of a cyber attack faster. "The platforms need to lock the account, about the Hacks to be distributed, immediately," said Barley of the "Rheinische Post" (Tuesday edition). "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.More about
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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 open to the public. Links to the data sets were distributed over a now banned Account in the short message service Twitter. Also, the Federal office for IT security had come under criticism. The National Cyber response centre has only ten employees and was surprised by the systematic attack. (AFP)