Computer system of a German NPP was infected by a virus

In a computer system NPP Gundremmingen (southern Germany) discovered the viruses. However, they do not pose a threat to the work of the enterprise, since the computer system of nuclear power plant isolated from the Internet, announced on Tuesday, April 26, Reuters with reference to the operator of the plant — the German company RWE.

The Virus “W32.Ramnit” and “Conficker” were found in the computer system of block B. in Addition the malware was discovered on 8 removable drives, mainly USB drives in office computers that are not connected to the operating system of the station.

RWE said that it has already strengthened measures of cyber-security. The company reported the incident to the Federal office for information security of Germany (BSI).

NPP Gundremmingen is located about 120 km North-West of Munich.