Finnish Government Hit With ‘Serious’ Data Breach
Angela Moscaritolo reports:
The Finnish government has confirmed it suffered a “serious data security violation,” which was reportedly carried out over a period of four years and allowed hackers to pilfer unspecified amounts of data.
The breach affected the Finnish Foreign Service Internet network, which contains information and data “of the lowest classification level,” according to a statement from Finland’s Ministry for Foreign Affairs. The leak did not affect classified, confidential, or secret information, and there is no indication that any international data was stolen.
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