Hackers have targeted Parliament’s email system in an attempt to access the accounts of hundreds of MPs, Lords, aides, and staff. Security services are to shut down access for anyone not in Westminster as part of efforts to secure the network. “The Houses of Parliament have discovered unauthorized attempts to access parliamentary user accounts,” a

parliamentary spokesperson told The Independent. “We are continuing to investigate this incident and take further measures to secure the computer network, liaising with the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC).  “We have systems in place to protect member and staff accounts and are taking the necessary steps to protect our systems.” MPs were told of the cyber attack on Friday night and said they were unable to access their emails the following morning.  READ MORE