Last week’s cyber-attack at parliament saw up to 90 email accounts compromised. Although fewer than 1% of the 9,000 users of the IT system were impacted by the hacking. The hack prompted officials to disable remote access to the emails of MPs, as a safeguard, the attack was a result of “weak passwords” and an investigation is under way to determine whether any data has been lost. The incident come just weeks after the 48 NHS trusts were hit by a cyber-attack.
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