UK Elections watchdog targeted by cyber attack which left voters’ details exposed

Details of tens of millions of voters could have been accessed by hackers who targeted the elections watchdog.

The Electoral Commission revealed on Tuesday it was targeted by a cyber attack which allowed “hostile actors” to access electoral registers. The hack allowed the attackers to access reference copies of electoral registers which contained the name and addresses of anyone registered to vote between 2014 and 2022.

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Source: Sky News