: :inin Kyiv (EET)

Norway says Russia behind cyber attack on parliament


Norway’s government on Tuesday said that it believes Russia was behind an August cyber attack targeting the email system of the country’s parliament.
The attack was detected in August, when Norway announced hackers had attacked the parliament’s email system, gaining access to some lawmakers’ messages.
“Based on the information the government has, it is our view that Russia is responsible for these activities,” foreign minister Ine Eriksen Soreide said in a statement.
The foreign ministry did not specify what information prompted its conclusions, but encouraged companies to follow guidelines on cyber security.
“This is a very serious incident, affecting our most important democratic institution,” …read more

Source:: Gulf times

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