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Electronic-attacks – Threats to Information and Communication

Front cover of the leaflet ‘Electronic-attacks – Threats to Information and Communication’, Editor: BfV (German federal domestic intelligence service) for the community of the domestic intelligence services of the Federation and the federal states, Date of information: March 2016Zoom© BfV (German federal domestic intelligence service) for the community of the domestic intelligence services of the Federation and the federal states

Due to ever more sophisticated technologies, electronic attacks have become a massive threat to IT systems, communication structures and data.


Contents:

  • Threats emanating from electronic attacks
  • Possible methods of attack
  • Electronic attacks with e-mails
  • APT (Advanced Persistent Threat)
  • Exemplary modus operandi
  • Recommended action
  • Your points of contact in economic security

Editor: BfV (German federal domestic intelligence service) for the community of the domestic intelligence services of the Federation and the federal states
Date of information: March 2016

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