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Norway suspects Russia did cyber attack on its parliament

Christian Fernsby ▼ | October 15, 2020
In a statement published on the website of the Norwegian government, Foreign Minister Ine Marie Eriksen Soreide said that Norway’s authorities suspected Russia of orchestrating a cyber attack on the country’s parliament.
Ine Marie Eriksen Soreide
Norway   Ine Marie Eriksen Soreide
The Norwegian Security Service and intelligence services are investigating the incident.

Topics: Norway Russia

"This is a serious event that has affected the most important institution of our democracy," the Minister said.

"Based on the information available to the government, we believe that Russia is behind this activity."

The Norwegian Government's statement also points out that the increasing use of digital technologies is also leading to an increase in the scope and danger of cyberthreats.

In this regard, Oslo expressed the need for international cooperation in this matter.