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Sweden's military has told a newswire that its servers were used in a 2012/2013 attack on American banks. The report from Agence France Presse (AFP) quotes military spokesperson Mikael Abramsson, who told the agency, "The hacking attack was a kind of wake-up call for us and forced us to take very specific security steps to …

  1. David Roberts Silver badge
    Joke

    Were the very specific steps..

    ..to shoot the human who made the error?

  2. Winkypop Silver badge
    Trollface

    Swedish servers?

    Bork, bork, borked.....

    No Swedish Chef icon?

  3. Paul Johnston
    Joke

    Get Wallander on the case!

    Problems with the Firewall anyone?

  4. A Non e-mouse Silver badge
    Happy

    The military has since taken unspecified measures to improve the security of its machines

    They've patched their servers.

    1. Pascal Monett Silver badge

      And turned on the Windows Firewall

  5. Stevie Silver badge

    Bah!

    Well that's what happens when you run Ikea's Böx without a copy of Firewåll on it.

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