Hackers mount ‘large-scale’ cyber attack on Labour Party systems

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Hackers have mounted a “sophisticated and large scale cyber attack” on Labour’s digital platforms, the party has said.

A spokesperson said the incident had been reported to the National Cyber Security Centre but they were confident no data breach had occurred.

Some campaigning activities were temporarily slowed, but the systems were back up to speed by Tuesday morning.

“We have experienced a sophisticated and large scale cyber attack on Labour digital platforms,” the spokesperson said.

“We took swift action and these attempts failed due to our robust security systems. The integrity of all our platforms was maintained and we are confident that no data breach occurred.

“Our security procedures have slowed down some of our campaign activities, but these were restored this morning and we are back up to full speed.

“We have reported the matter to the National Cyber Security Centre.”

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    1. I hope this is a Call for all the PROPER Hackers to come out in Force and Unite! Come Together, get those Slackware Beasts fired up and Kick some Right Wing Arse! Love it or loathe it Hacking is becoming more and more Political and sadly some sad bastards are now doing it the the Cheque from “The Man”!
      If we were to live in a future, free and OPEN world, we need to send their Establishment Paymasters a Clear Message! ‘STOP FUCKING WITH THE WILL OF THE PEOPLE!’
      This is not a National issue either the Establishment has NO BORDERS look at the state of our Planet, India Far Right v Kashmir, Palestine the advanced invading Terror regime Israel, Turkey v Kurds, Saud v Yemen UK/USA/France v The Will of The People, etc, etc, etc! What is enabling it? Division! Establishment owned MSM, TV Programs, Films, Internet, Publishing Censorship without us even knowing, etc, etc! Who is doing this? ONE SINGLE FORCE! The Establishment!

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