UK Labour Party data breach: Supporters’ details affected in cyberattack

The Labour Party has confirmed that details of its members and supporters is among information affected by a “cyber incident” at a company which handles the party’s data.

In a statement sent to all party members on Wednesday, Labour said the “significant” attack was on “‘a third party that handles data on our behalf” and that further inquires are ongoing.

Sources who have been responding to the incident told Sky News the incident was a ransomware attack on the third party supplier.

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Source: Sky News