Foreign hackers have invaded secure networks of various German government departments. According to German and Dutch media, the Ministries of Foreign Affairs and Defense were among the targets. The authorities say that the government departments involved have improved their network Security.
Sources within the German security services say to German media that the hackers belong to the Russian group APT28, which is also known under the name Fancy Bear. It is not known what data has been captured. The German security services would have known about the data breach since the end of last year.