Parliament hit by cyber attack as hackers attempt to access MPs’ email accounts

Hackers launch ‘sustained and determined attack’ on all parliamentary user accounts Lizzie Dearden – @lizziedearden @ The Independent Email systems in parliament were hacked Getty Hackers targeted Parliament’s email system in an attempt to access the accounts of hundreds of MPs, Lords, aides and staff. Up to 90 accounts were said on Sunday to have been compromised, meaning less than […]

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Breach at UK.gov’s Cyber Essentials scheme exposes users to phishing attacks

By John Leyden 21 Jun 2017 @ The Register The operation behind the UK government’s Cyber Essentials scheme has suffered a breach exposing the email addresses of registered consultancies, it told them today. The scheme’s badges are required by all suppliers bidding for “certain sensitive and personal information-handling [government] contracts”. Companies were notified of the […]

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