The German parliament was the target of fresh cyber attacks in January that attempted to piggy-back on an Israeli newspaper site to target politicians in Germany, Berlin’s cyber security watchdog said on Wednesday. Cyber defenses installed after a 2015 hack of the parliament helped avert the attempted breaches, the Federal Office for Information Security (BSI) said in a statement. The hackers appeared to use advertising running on the Jerusalem Post website to redirect users to a malicious site, it said.
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ORIGINAL SOURCE: Reuters