British National Lottery encourages millions of users to change passwords

UK National Lottery operator Camelot has found that the attackers used automated method to access 150 client accounts.

 In this regard million users recommend 10.5 to change the passwords as a precaution.

 The operator discovered suspicious activity on certain client accounts, which took place in early March. Owners of private offices notified and accounts temporarily blocked.

 “Significantly fewer – less than 10 accounts – had limited activity, as they were used, but no player has not noticed any financial losses – said in a statement. – We call on the National Lottery players to change their passwords to online resources, especially if they are used for multiple sites. “

 According to preliminary information, the hackers used the usual type of automatic attack in which the data stolen from the public sites for trying to break open the user accounts on other sites.

 According to the statement, the attackers did not have access to the main systems of the lottery or to any of its databases, which could affect the lottery or prize payout.

 Recall, the French government plans to sell part of the shares of the lottery Française des Jeux, but keep most of the revenue from the lottery.