Norway’s parliament struck by hackers

Unknown threat actors were able to exfiltrate information from the email accounts of several parliamentarians. Norway’s parliament, also known as the Storting, disclosed on Tuesday that it fell victim to an extensive cyberattack that targeted its internal email system. In an official statement addressing the incident, the legislature said that cybercriminals were able to access the email … More Norway’s parliament struck by hackers

Location-tracking apps ‘breach of European data protection law’

A study of 20 apps’ terms and conditions by the Norwegian Consumer Council has found that three location-tracking apps may be in breach of European data protection law. In an official complaint to the Norwegian Data Protection Authority, the consumer advocacy group singled out US-based fitness tracking app Runkeeper as a cause for concern. The … More Location-tracking apps ‘breach of European data protection law’