UK parliament reports cyberattack on its users' accounts

Source : 112 Ukraine

Parliament temporarily restricted remote access to its network after the cyber attack
17:23, 25 June 2017

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The UK Parliament issued a statement in which reported that its computer systems were attacked by computer hackers.

"We detected unauthorized attempts to access accounts of parliamentary networks users and conducting an investigation of this incident, working closely with the national cybersecurity center," the report said.

The parliament stressed that they have reliable means to protect all accounts and systems.

At the same time, as a precautionary measure, parliament temporarily restricted remote access to its network.

Earlier a member of the House of Lords, Christopher Rennard, said that the e-mail of the UK Parliament had a malfunction due to cyberattacks.

The representative of the British National Center for Cybersecurity in his statement noted that they "are aware of the incident and work together with the services of cybersecurity of the parliament" to solve the problem.

We recall, according to The Times, earlier hackers took possession of e-mail addresses and passwords belonging to ministers, ambassadors and high-ranking police officers.

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