Cyber-attacks on Finland increase during Trump-Putin summit

Cybersecurity researchers at F5 Networks and their data partner Loryka reported that cyber-attacks on Finland, which is not typically a top attack destination country, dramatically increased from 12 July until the Trump-Putin summit. The researchers claim that the majority of the attacks were brute force attacks against SSH, a type of attacks commonly used to exploit IoT devices online. According to F5 Networks, ChinaNet was the top network used to launch attacks from, both before the Trump-Putin summit and during the attack spike. However, researchers noted that there is no data to suggest the attacks against Finland were successful.