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WiFi4EU call: Security Incident Report

Security Incident Report for the WiFi4EU call for applications of 15 May 2018

On Tuesday 15 May 2018, the Commission was alerted by an IT company of two potential vulnerabilities affecting the WiFi4EU grant application service (online portal After a first rapid plausibility check with the source of the information, the Commission services decided to suspend the functioning of the online portal in order to prevent any possible damage to citizens data and/or to the integrity of the call for applications.

Read the findings and the conclusions in the Security Incident Report.