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

Hackers launch ‘sustained and determined attack’ on all parliamentary user accounts 

Hackers have targeted Parliament’s email system in an attempt to access the accounts of hundreds of MPs, Lords, aides and staff.

Security services to shut down access for anyone not in Westminster as part of efforts to secure the network.

“The Houses of Parliament have discovered unauthorised attempts to access parliamentary user accounts,” a parliamentary spokesperson told The Independent.

 

 

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