Targeting of Norwegian government's IT network
Date of report
  • June 2021
An investigation by the Norwegian Police Security Service (PST) found that a 2018 breach of the government's IT systems was carried out by a Chinese threat actor. The hackers removed large amounts of data in the breach, although the PST is still unsure of exactly how much data or what files were taken
Suspected victims
  • Norwegian government and its IT system
Suspected state sponsor
  • China
Type of incident
  • Espionage
Target category
  • Government