UK political parties at risk from Russian cyber-attacks, GCHQ warns

GCHQ has warned the leaders of Britain’s political parties of the threat Russian hacking poses to democracy. 

An emergency summit has been called to educate politicians on the cyber-security threat to the next election, after Kremlin spies were accused of carrying out cyber-attacks to tamper with elections in the US and Germany. 

Ciaran Martin, chief executive of GCHQ’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC), has written to leaders of the main political parties to offer advice on how to withstand attacks, The Sunday Times reports.

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