UK’s Electoral Commission victim of extensive cyberattack, impacting 40 million voters

  • The Electoral Commission’s systems were first infiltrated in August 2021, exposing personal information of 40 million U.K. voters.
  • Affected data includes full names, email and home addresses, phone numbers, and other details provided via email or online forms.
  • While the attack has had no impact on electoral security, it’s still unclear who was responsible for the cyberattack.
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