Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Roku Debuts Roku TV Wireless Speakers
New Windows 10 Upgrade to Bring Changes to Notepad, Edge
YouTube Copyright Match Tool Fights Content Stealing
Amazon to Compete With Cisco in Networking Equipment: report
Twitter, Facebook, Alphabet to Testify at U.S. House hearing
Google's Head Chip Designer Moves to Facebook
U.S. DoJ Indicts 12 Russian Intelligence Officers for Hacking Offenses Related to the 2016 Election
PC Shipments Grew For the First Time in Six Years During the 2Q of 2018
Active Discussions
Which of these DVD media are the best, most durable?
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
cdrw trouble
 Home > News > General Computing > Hackers...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Sunday, June 25, 2017
Hackers Attacked U.K. Parliament


Britain's parliament was hit by a "sustained and determined" cyber attack on Saturday, targeting weak email passwords.

The cyberattack disabled some of the U.K. Parliament's communications, disrupting the ability of lawmakers to access their email, a House of Commons spokeswoman said.

In order to stop the attack from spreading, the government blocked members of Parliament from accessing their official email accounts from outside official buildings, she said. Computers within Parliament's buildings are working normally, according to her statement.

The House of Commons said it was working with the National Cyber Security Centre to defend parliament's network and was confident it had protected all accounts and systems.

The attack began Friday night, according to The Daily Telegraph newspaper.

The breach comes two days after The Times of London reported that passwords for MPs along with 8,000 other U.K. government and police officials were being offered for sale on Russian hacking sites.



Previous
Next
Parts of Windows 10 Source Code Leaked Online        All News        Google Promises to Stop Reading Your Emails in Gmail
Parts of Windows 10 Source Code Leaked Online     General Computing News      Google Promises to Stop Reading Your Emails in Gmail

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
U.S., UK Accuse Russia Of Backing Global Cyber Espionage Campaign
Hackers Attacked PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games
North Korea Behind attacks on Cryptocurrency Exchanges: report
Hackers Hit ATM Networks In U.S. and Russian Bank Breaches
Free CCleaner Software Compromised to Open Back-door to Million of PCs
Millions Time Warner Cable Records Exposed, Instagram Security Bug Fixed
HBO Offered $250,000 to Hackers
WikiLeaks Says 'Athena' CIA Spying Program Targets All Versions of Windows
Hackers Demonstrate VM Escapes In Pwn2Own 2017 Hacking Contest
U.S.Navy Disclosed Security Breach In Its Systems
Hackers Probed Voting Systems, U.S. Says
Hackers Accesssed Customer Credit Card Data From Acer Store

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2018 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .