Compromise of an air-gapped German government network
Date of report
  • February 2018
A threat actor compromised the Informationsverbund Berlin-Bonn, a computer network air gapped from the global internet, used by the German chancellery, parliament, Foreign Office, and other government departments based in Bonn, Germany.
Suspected victims
  • Germany
Suspected state sponsor
  • Russian Federation
Type of incident
  • Espionage
Target category
  • Government
Victim government reaction
  • Yes
Policy response
Suspected state sponsor response