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12228600055?profile=RESIZE_400xLaw enforcement officials in Finland worked with Europol and a cybersecurity firm to take down a dark web marketplace called PIILOPUOTI.  The platform had operated on the Tor Network since May 2022 as a way for people to smuggle and sell drugs as well as paraphernalia into Finland, according to a statement from Finnish Customs.  “The criminal investigation is still underway.  At this point, Finnish Customs and our international cooperation partners will not provide any further information on the

11031062681?profile=RESIZE_400xCompanies in Finland are increasingly the target of cyber-attacks, Finnish authorities said last week.  Firms are reporting an uptick in cyber-attacks, the Finnish Transport and Communications Agency (Traficom[1]) and the Finnish Security and Intelligence Service (SUPO[2]) said in a joint press conference.  But despite the greater frequency of corporate cyber-attacks, the agencies said an event that could paralyze systems in Finland was highly unlikely.

The SUPO chief reported that Russia is inc

10776804683?profile=RESIZE_400xFinland’s parliament website was temporarily shut down on Tuesday, 9 August, following a cyber-attack that coincided with the US’s move to admit the Nordic country to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO).  The Finnish parliament said in a statement on Twitter that a denial-of-service attack hit the parliament’s external websites at around 2:30 pm local time.  “The Parliament takes steps to limit the attack together with service providers and the Cybersecurity Center,” the statement said