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Twenty-five percent of local councils have been hacked

A recent report into the extent of cyber attacks which have penetrated local government systems has reported that 25% of local councils have been hacked.  The report cited that there is 37 cyber attacks on councils per minute according to a report by privacy campaign group "Big Brother Watch" (https://bigbrotherwatch.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/Cyber-attacks-...).  Much of the success of the cyber attacks is down to human error and thus poor training for staff at local counci