Hackers attacked the National Lottery of Great Britain

The National Lottery of Great Britain called on its customers to change passwords for their online accounts after suspicious activity was detected in the system.

Camelot Group, which operatd the lottery, reported a rapid increase in the number of accounts, which immediately reported to the police. Camelot is currently working with the Office of the Information Commissioner and is in touch with the National Center for Cybersecurity in a joint effort to ensure that such activities are not repeated again.

The operator through the messages contacted all the players whose accounts were affected in this incident, but also categorically stated that her systems, pranks and prizes had not suffered from hacking. In addition, Camelot advised all other players of the National Lottery to change passwords as a precaution.

Previously the National Lottery was already a victim of an attack by hackers. In November 2016, more than 25,000 accounts were hacked.

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