Documentary "Attack from the Internet"

On September 14th, TU Wien cryptography expert Prof. Elena Andreeva was featured in the Puls4 documentary «Attack from within the Internet». Prof. Andreeva opens the doors to her research space and group at TU Wien and explains the role of cryptography in today’s digital world. She also discusses how everyday devices like mobile phones can be vulnerable to cyber attacks.


The documentary shines a light on the importance of cyber attacks prevention given their ubiquitous growth nowadays, both worldwide and more concretely, in Austria. As the attackers range from criminals to state-run organizations, the targets vary from public administration, states, critical infrastructure, and not least, to private individuals. The documentary presents a number of cyber attacks and discusses some directions towards prevention.