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Over attack against Finnish Riksdag and VTT

The Riksdaggi is under attack overload. The announcement came in a press release shortly after 1:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Head of Communications at the Riksdag Rainer Hindsburg He assures HBL that an overloading attack is in progress, and that it will most likely be reported to the police.

According to the press release, the Riksdag is investigating the attack along with the service provider and its cybersecurity centre.

As confirmed by the VTT Technology Research Center was attacked overload Ollie Honodata security expert in the Cyber ​​Security Center at HBL.

According to him, it is too early to say the extent of the attacks.

The Cyber ​​Security Center, Riksdag and VTT are working to reduce attacks. According to Hönö, this is done through various technical measures, such as limiting network traffic from different countries and directions.

Who or what might be behind them is not something the Cyber ​​Security Center would comment on.

The attacks occurred shortly before the Secretary of State Becca Haavisto GREEN signed Finland’s NATO accession document in Brussels.

At 9:00 p.m. Tuesday, the Riksdag’s webpages started working as usual again.

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