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UK Parliament Hacked

26. June 2017 08:27 by GortSecurity in Breach, Security

Union Jack Hacker

The UK Parliament's email system was hit by a cyber-attack on Friday morning that compromised at least 90 email accounts belonging members of parliament and their staff. The accounts breached were all protected by weak passwords. As a precaution, external access to the Parliament's email system has been shut off.

MP Henry Smith posted about the matter on Twitter...

 

 

The Commons Press Office released a statement regarding the incident on their twitter feed.