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“Anonymous Sudan”: Most Likely Russia Attempting to Disrupt Sweden’s NATO Application

Russia Most Likely Behind the Attacks Against Sweden

Truesec’s Threat Intelligence unit has investigated the threat actor group to shed light on its activities and help identify its true motives. Although the threat actor behind the cyber attacks claims to be “Anonymous Sudan,” there are several indications that the attacks are, in fact, part of a Russian information operation.

New Truesec Report Shows the True Motives of the Attacks

Truesec has released a new report (published Feb. 20, 2023) that explains how the so-called “Anonymous Sudan” has nothing to do with the online activists collectively known as Anonymous. Instead, it was most likely created as part of a Russian information operation to create fear and uncertainty in Sweden to complicate Sweden’s NATO application.