Tag: Danish

Russian Hackers Linked to ‘Largest Ever Cyber Attack’ on Danish Critical Infrastructure
News

Russian Hackers Linked to ‘Largest Ever Cyber Attack’ on Danish Critical Infrastructure

What has been called the "largest cyber attack against Danish critical infrastructure," which targeted 22 companies involved in the nation's energy sector in May 2023, may have been orchestrated by Russian threat actors. Denmark's SektorCERT stated [PDF] that "22 simultaneous, successful cyberattacks against Danish critical infrastructure are not commonplace." "The assailants were always on target because they planned ahead and knew who to target. Never once did a shot go wide." The Russian military intelligence organization GRU, which is also known by the code name Sandworm and has a history of planning disruptive cyberattacks on industrial control systems, was linked to one or more of the attacks, the agency claimed read more Russian Hackers Linked to 'Largest Ever Cyber Attack' o...