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Russian hackers attack Norwegian banks

Norwegian sites and services had major problems during Wednesday morning. The Swedish Business Environment Authority websites and Bank ID are completely down and the authority portal is experiencing disruptions.

A Russian hacker group called Killnet has taken up a cyber attack and said it will attack, among other things, the police and the Norwegian Migration Board, the Directorate of Migration. In a message on Telegram, the hacker group is posting a picture of Norway’s Foreign Minister Anniken Huitfeldt posing as a character from Disney’s Maleficent, according to reports. Dagbladet.

– We know it and we have nothing to add, says the NSA’s Hermann Ringstad press call to NTB at 10 a.m. on Wednesday.

The Swedish Business Environment Authority and Bank ID for NRK and TV2 confirm that this is an attack. According to Bank-id, this is a redundant attack, but you don’t want to go out if you know something about what’s behind it.

We don’t want to go out with everything we know, Director of Communications Hege Steinsland tells TV2.

Kellent: Stoltenberg is the biggest enemy

Killnet also posted a photo on Telegram depicting a passport it says belonged to NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg. In one post, he is called their main enemy and you also see his family and grandchildren as enemies.

according to Dagbladet However, the social security number does not correspond to the number registered in the Norwegian Population Registry, which Aftonbladet It was the first Swedish media to report on it.

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