UK Parliament Hit by Cyberattack

Jennifer Van Laar
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Posted: Jun 24, 2017 12:52 PM
UK Parliament Hit by Cyberattack

The British Parliament is under a "sustained and determined" cyberattack which began Friday, a source told HuffPost UK. The attack was aimed at the email accounts of members of Parliament and their staff, and has resulted in security staff shutting off remote access and mobile phone access to the email system. 

A few politicians have confirmed the attack and lack of remote access on Twitter:

HuffPost UK obtained an email sent to the affected people:



The attack comes just a month after the NHS system was hit by a cyberattack.