Hacking concerns delay Tory leadership contest ballot distribution

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Ballot distribution for Tory leadership contest delayed over hacking alert
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Ballot distribution for Tory leadership contest delayed over hacking alert

The National Cyber Security Centre has warned that cyber actors could alter the votes of scores of party members

The distribution of ballots to Conservative party members for the party's leadership election has been delayed due to security concerns. The party said it changed its plan for the contest follow...

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