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German spionnenbaas fears Russian cyber attack during elections

German spionnenbaas fears Russian cyber attack during elections

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The head of the German intelligence service BND, Bruno Kahl, thinks that Russian hackers will try the German elections next year, to disturb.

That tells Kahl in an interview with the Süddeutsche Zeitung.

“We have evidence that cyber-attacks are carried out that only political uncertainty should create,” says Kahl. “The perpetrators want the democratic process is illegitimate, regardless of who will benefit from this.”

The attacks would be, according to Kahl by Russian authorities to be carried out. He suspects Russia of it the same to have been done in the United States, during the election campaigns of Trump and Clinton.

The head of the German intelligence service BfV said earlier already concerned about Russian interference during the German elections, for example, by the dissemination of nepnieuws.

German chancellor Angela Merkel warns for special bots on social media, with large amounts of misinformation can spread.

Beginning 2016, the German parliament hacked. Then, Russia was suspicious of the attack. The country denies involvement.

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