Sweden’s Telia hit in new hacking attack

The Local reports:

Swedish internet giant Telia was the victim of another hacking attack on Thursday night – the second in a week – with a hacking group apparently claiming responsibility.

“It started just after 1 o’clock and seems to be the same kind of attack as before,” Henrik Johansson of Telia told the TT news agency, explaining that customers would have found it hard to access the internet.

A previous attack over Tuesday and Wednesday also caused headaches for the company. A Telia spokesman told The Local at the time that the company had put “technical arrangements in place to ensure [an attack] won’t happen again”.

Late on Thursday, a well known hacking collective called Lizard Squad claimed responsibility for the attacks.

Read more on The Local (SE).

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