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Global cyberattack caused Telekom Deutschland router outage

Tuesday 29 November 2016 | 10:45 CET | News
The recent disruption to over 900,000 routers on the Telekom Deutschland network was caused by a global malware attack, according to the Federal Office for Information Security (BSI). On 27 and 28 November, around 900,000 Telekom Deutschland customers lost connections to phone and internet services after their router's link was disrupted. According to the BSI, unknown hackers infected the routers with malicious software that targeted selected remote management ports.

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Categories: Internet
Companies: Deutsche Telekom / Telekom Deutschland
Countries: Germany
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