March 19, 2019 / 12:14 PM / a month ago

Hackers demanded ransom money from Norsk Hydro to stop cyber attack: NRK

OSLO (Reuters) - Hackers demanded ransom money from Norsk Hydro to stop an ongoing cyber attack on its IT systems, public broadcaster NRK reported on its website, citing a message sent by the Norwegian National Centre for Cybersecurity.

The Norwegian National Security Authority, of which the Norwegian National Centre for Cybersecurity is a part, was not immediately available for comment.

Norsk Hydro was not immediately available for comment.

Reporting by Gwladys Fouche and Nerijus Adomaitis, editing by Terje Solsvik

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