Finland pins Parliament hack on Chinese hacking group APT31

Catalin Cimpanu reports:

Finnish officials formally blamed today a group of Chinese state-sponsored hackers known as APT31 for a cyber-attack that breached the Finnish Parliament’s internal IT systems last year.

The attack, which took place in the fall of 2020, also resulted in attackers gaining access to the email accounts of some members of Parliament, officials said in December 2020, when they discovered and publicly disclosed the intrusion.

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