Vulnerability in Tekes’ data system has been fixed

A vulnerability was detected in Tekes’ online application system at the end of February. This was fixed immediately.

Security breach covered applications and draft applications from June 2013 until the end of February 2015. Appendices like project descriptions or business plans, mid-term of final reports were not breached. The security breach affects 3 622 customers and their 8 323 online applications.

As far as we know, the information hacked has not been used or disseminated.

Online application service is now safe. Applications can be viewed and printed on browser, but the pdf printing is out of service. Vulnerability was spotted in pdf printing facility.

We apologize for the security breach and the concern this has caused to our customers.

The police and other officials have taken this breach under investigation.

Anne Palkamo