February 27, 2016
The statements were made to Norwegian TV station TV2 by General Lt. Morten Haga Lunde, who was detailing his agency’s most recent intelligence report.
Gen. Lunde says that state-sponsored hacking groups have targeted many Norwegian companies during the past year. He says that these companies are suppliers and collaborators of the Norwegian army and that hackers have stolen information considered to be state military secrets.
China and Russia are launching cyber-attacks against Norway
E-tjenesten’s leader says that his agency traced many of these attacks back to China. State officials have declined to name the companies targeted in these attacks, and the information hackers stole.
A day earlier, the same Gen. Lunde also said that cyber-attacks originating from Russia have also grown during the past year as well.