ransomware

  • Statement about the Petya ransomware attacks

    It’s been widely reported that a new ransomware worm has been affecting a large number of companies around which has the appearance of the Petya ransomware, though it comes with new abilities to spread within networks. The bad news is...

  • Ransomware email: be vigilant

    There have been reports that an educational institution has been targetted by a ransomware email. It contains an attachment that, when opened, scrambles files on your computer and on shared drives. As a result of these reports, we recommend that...

  • Guidance on protection against ransomware

    Due to the ransomware attacks on the NHS and many other organisations as reported in the world media, we have provided some guidance to protect your personal devices (including ones you have at home) against similar attacks. If you have...

  • WannaCrypt Ransomware - please be vigilant

    You will be aware of the news reports of ransomware attacks on the NHS and many other institutions around the world.  Ransomware attacks are mainly launched via email and are a major threat to our data. To protect against these,...