KE: Chebukati admits hackers attacked IEBC servers

Wilfred Ayaga reports:

The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) has admitted hackers attempted to breach its systems to steal crucial information ahead of the 2017 election.

Chairman Wafula Chebukati told the National Assembly’s Justice and Legal Affairs committee that people intending to steal data attempted to access IEBC servers last year.

“Attempts were made but our systems were not penetrated because of secure firewalls and other security systems,” Chebukati told members of the committee led by Ainabkoi MP Samuel Chepkonga.

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