Major cyber attack hits Norwegian oil industryStaff writer ▼ | August 28, 2014
More than 50 Norwegian oil and energy companies have been hacked by unknown attackers, according to government security authorities.
Criminals Norway under attack
State-owned Statoil, Norway's largest petro company, appears to be the main target of what's described as the country's biggest ever hack attack. National Security Authority Norway (Nasjonal Sikkerhetsmyndighet – NSM) passed on the warnings after it was tipped off regarding imminent attacks by "international contacts". The methods and motives of the unknown perpetrators remain unclear. ■