Funke media group victim of a hacker attack
The Funke media group fell victim to a cyber attack on Tuesday. Numerous systems nationwide are affected.
Essen / Berlin.
- The FUNKE media group was the victim of a hacker attack on Tuesday
- The company’s computer systems throughout Germany were affected
- There are restrictions on the Wednesday editions of the daily newspapers
The FUNKE media group, to which this website belongs, was the victim of a hacker attack on Tuesday. Numerous computer systems throughout Germany were affected – including our editorial offices and printing houses.
The newspapers of the FUNKE media group can unfortunately only appear with an emergency issue on Wednesday. To ensure that all readers continue to receive comprehensive information, we have deactivated our paywalls and released our e-papers. There you can read the otherwise paid content for free.
FUNKE media group: teams work on a solution after a hacker attack
The attack on our systems continues. All teams are working flat out to solve and eliminate the problem. We apologize for the inconvenience and ask for your understanding.
The newspapers of the FUNKE media group include Berliner Morgenpost, Hamburger Abendblatt, Bergedorfer Zeitung, Westdeutsche Allgemeine Zeitung, Neue Ruhr Zeitung / Neue Rhein Zeitung, Westfälische Rundschau, Westfalenpost, Braunschweiger Zeitung, Harz Kurier, Thüringer Allgemeine, Ostthüringer Zeitung and Thüringische Landeszeitung.