The Scottish Parliament was attacked by hackers

The computer system of the Parliament of Scotland had been hacked. About this newspaper The Guardian.

August 15, the chief Executive of the Scottish Parliament Paul Grice informed the deputies about the attempt to hack their mail.

According to him, «this attack affects IT the parliamentary accounts the same way as the one in June was subjected to the British Parliament».

Grice urged all the employees to update their passwords, making them more complex.

In June, The Times wrote that the usernames and passwords to log in to e-mail members and workers of the UK Parliament appeared on a Russian-language resource for hackers.

National cybersecurity center of Britain, said he will change the guide for public authorities on data protection once familiar with the investigation materials of the newspaper.

In March 2017, the UK government acknowledged that the Russian cyber attacks and fake news could destabilize the democratic life of the United Kingdom.

The Scottish Parliament was attacked by hackers 16.08.2017

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