The ransomware Emotet forced the court of Berlin to disconnect the entire computer system from the Internet. The institution assumes that it will not be able to go online until 2020. At the moment Employees can only use their PC like a typewriter. An employee says that the staff currently improvises and that the administration is functioning at the moment, even without the network. Nevertheless, the court was lucky, because all the data is still available. The Trojan has failed to skim or encrypt documents. The IT managers do not upload the data again at the moment, because it is unclear whether the malware could be completely removed or is only idle.
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