The group of hackers listed a number of Norwegians targeted web portals, including the police, the bank’s ID login system, and the online systems of several government agencies.
Some of the web portals were destroyed by DoS (denial of service) and DDoS (distributed denial of service) attacks from the Russian group. However, the damage caused by the attack was still unclear as of midday Wednesday, according to the newspaper. dagger reported.
The hacker attack on Norway comes just two days after the same group claimed responsibility for cyberattacks on government and private institutions in Lithuania. It was, it seems, retaliation for having stopped the transit of goods to the Russian enclave of Kaliningrad.
Russian state-controlled media published multiple stories on Wednesday claiming that the government in Oslo was violating the Svalbard Treaty by refusing Russia to ship winter supplies via mainland Norway to the mining community of Barentsburg on Svalbard. , as previously reported by the Barents Observer.
Moscow has not explained why goods from Murmansk must be shipped across the land border to Norway on trucks before being loaded on board a Norwegian freighter from Tromsø sailing to Svalbard. From Murmansk, supplies can be shipped directly to Barentsburg with a Russian freighter.
The Killnet first emerged after Russia’s massively escalated military invasion of Ukraine on February 24 and claimed responsibility for cyberattacks against several other European countries such as the Czech Republic, Moldova, Romania and Russia. ‘Italy.