FOI release

Hacks into DECC website

Response to FOI request for information successful / attempted hacks into DECC websites.


Hacks into DECC websites

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This Freedom of Information (FOI) release is in response to a request for information on how times have the department’s websites, social media and IT systems or phone systems been successfully hacked / broken in to, or information copied or stolen from digital information storage centres, over the last three years.

Published 12 December 2014