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The Conservative party issued a statement on Saturday which apologised for "any concern caused" and confirmed that "the technical issue has been resolved and the app is now functioning securely." However, not before Boris Johnson's profile image had been changed to a pornographic one and that of Environment Secretary, Michael Gove, swapped for a picture of Rupert Murdoch. Some ministers, and other MPs, apparently reported receiving nuisance calls following the app breach.

The Information Commissioner's Office has confirmed that it is investigating the incident, and bite the Tories with a large fine. Under the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which the app stated it complied with in it's privacy policy, that could be in the millions.

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