UK Parliament Says
Brexit Voter Site May Have Been Attacked
April 12, 2017
A British parliamentary report has raised the possibility that the voter
registration site used in the run-up to the June referendum on whether
Britain should leave the European Union may have been attacked by
Parliament's Public Administration Committee said Wednesday it "does not
rule out the possibility" that a foreign cyberattack may have caused the
website to crash on June 7.
report mentions Russia and China as possibly being involved but says it
has no proof of foreign intervention targeting the site.
Officials initially blamed the crash on a surge in voter demand
following a debate.
The committee concludes the referendum was in general well run but calls
for greater emphasis on cyber security in the future.
Britain voted on June 23 to leave the EU bloc.
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