Labour Party data breach: Supporters’ details affected in cyberattack

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In a letter sent to the National Crime Agency informing them of the incident, the Labour Party said they were first informed of the attack on 29 October and engaged experts as soon as they were notified.

The Labour Party has confirmed that details of its members and supporters is among information affected by a “cyber incident” at a company which handles the party’s data.

In a statement sent to all party members on Wednesday, Labour said the “significant” attack was on “‘a third party that handles data on our behalf” and that further inquires are ongoing.

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