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UK Parliament Hit by Cyberattack, Up to 90 MPs’ E-mail Accounts Hacked

June 26, 2017

By: Sikur

By Mohit Kumar

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A cyber attack has hit the email system of UK Houses of Parliament on Friday morning that breached at least 90 emails accounts protected by weak passwords belonging to MPs, lawmakers, and other parliamentary staff. Meanwhile, as a precaution, the Security service has temporarily shut down the remote access (outside the Westminster) to its network to protect email accounts.

Liberal Democrat Chris Rennard has advised on Twitter that urgent messages should be sent by text message.

MORE: http://thehackernews.com/2017/06/uk-parliament-emails-hacked.html

 

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