Law 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
Companies 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) and the Finnish Security and Intelligence Service (SUPO) 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
Finland’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
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