Without appropriate safety measures it is quite easy to infect inadequate protected PCs with spyware, for example through an E-Mail attachment. This is quite more surprising as German Federal Offices have Trusted Computing available as concept.
As politics strive to control the problem and resulting damages through diplomacy and political impact, there are solutions available through technology. The Federal Office for Economy and Technology itself has been a victim of such an attack. The application of appropriate technologies like the Turaya Security Platform, founded by BMWi, could increase security in a way, that most of the attacks could be prevented before happening.
The Trusted Computing Security Platform Turaya developed by the EMSCB Pool offers a great protection.By the help of an integrated and manipulation safe security component, the integrity and authenticity of a computer system can be checked continuously and therefore be guaranteed. Malware programs couldn't access safety critical areas within a system and therefore are locked out in preposition.The necessity for the use of security increasing technologies in all areas where data privacy needs to be protected is clearly recognizable.