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Norwegian Energy, Defense Industries Hit by Extensive Data-Theft Attack


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Norwegian Energy, Defense Industries Hit by Extensive Data-Theft Attack

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Category: Technology

HOW IT WAS DONE: The methods varied, but in some cases individually crafted emails would trigger malicious software that would sweep recipients’ entire hard-drives for data and steal passwords, documents and confidential documents.

NOT KNOWN: The Norwegian National Security Authority did not name any companies or institutions that were targeted.

Source: The Associated Press

Published: September 17, 2019