London Hackney Council hit by ‘serious cyber attack’

Due to enormous amount of interest and following numerous requests from Cyber Security Review readers, Hackney Council says it has been hit by a “serious cyber attack”, which is affecting many of its services and IT systems.

The council says it is working with the UK’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) and the Ministry of Housing to investigate and understand the impact of the incident.

It is not yet clear what type of cyber attack has hit the council or whether residents’ data has been exposed. Telephone services to the council appear to be running.

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Source: Sky News