Belgian Ministry of Economic Affairs appears to have been hacked




Having already found that the Belgian Ministry of Foreign Affairs was hacked, also appears the Ministry of Economy, Consumers and the North Sea in that country victim. That the Ministry confirmed. Was probably a foreign intelligence behind the attack.

Hacker The attack took place early this year, the Minister of Economy, Consumers and the North Sea attached to the Belgian newspaper De Tijd. Who was behind the attack is still unclear, but probably involves a foreign intelligence service. The attack would be carried out with a complex espionage virus “.

Whether the attackers were able to get confidential information is not known. What is certain is that the Department is home to sensitive data, including on the energy market, electricity prices and competition. The Belgian prosecutor is investigating whether and which documents are captured, and who is behind the attack.

Last weekend, it was known that there would be broken by the Belgian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. In doing so the hackers, probably from Russia, sensitive information on the situation in Ukraine have captured. The news of the hack followed shortly by the revelation that the Belgian government 10 million that was set aside to repair unsafe ICT systems ‘forgot’ to spend.


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