DDoS Attack Severely Distrupts Norwegian Data Protection Authority Datatilsynet

February 14, 2024

INCIDENT

In September 2023, Norwegian Data Protection Authority Datatilsynet suffered a severe disruption when their website fell victim to a Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack. Attributed to the Russian group NoName057(16), the incident caused physical damage, stressing hardware to the point of failure, emphasizing an unusual level of attack sophistication.

Incident Date

September 11, 2023

Location

Norway

Estimated Cost


No cost values disclosed.

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