UK parliamentarians fall prey to hackers
June 24,London: UK’s Houses of Parliament fell target to attempted cyber attacks, according to a parliamentary spokesperson as after attempted attacks email passwords of the Cabinet Members are doing rounds on the world wide web.
He also stated that unauthorized attempts to access parliamentary user accounts forced the government to take increase cyber security. “We are continuing to investigate this incident and take further measures to secure the computer network, liaising with the National Cyber Security Centre,” they said in a statement.
“We have systems in place to protect member and staff accounts and are taking the necessary steps to protect our systems,” the statement added Some lawmakers posted online that they had had difficulties accessing their emails remotely.
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