Norway says Russian hackers were behind August Parliament attack

Norway’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Ine Eriksen Søreide today said that Russia is behind the August 2020 cyber-attack on the Norwegian Parliament (Stortinget).

“On 24 August, the Storting announced a data breach in their e-mail systems,” Søreide said in a press release published earlier today after a briefing that also included Minister of Defense Frank Bakke-Jensen.

The attackers behind the cyber-attack on Norway’s Parliament successfully gained access to a limited number of email accounts of representatives and employees as Stortinget director Marianne Andreassen said at the time.

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Source: Bleeping Computer