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UK highest in Europe for ransomware – but the situation is improving for consumers

New figures from a report on ransomware cases over the past year have revealed a surge in "highly-targeted attacks" on businesses.

Petya ransomware attack warning

Less than half of ransomware victims get their files back

There is little honour among thieves, as the latest data on cyber security reaffirms that paying a cybercriminal to fix your PC is only effective half the time.

Security report finds ransomware rise of 93%

A study into the impact of malware in 2017 suggests that hackers are becoming more persistent than ever with attempts to steal, hack or lock personal data. Published by antivirus...

Our toughest ever antivirus software test reveals new Best Buys

Protect your PC or Mac from the worst nasties the internet can throw at it with a Best Buy or high scoring antivirus software package.

Petya ransomware attack warning

Warning over Petya ransomware virus attack

Hot on the heels of the WannaCry ransomware attack that devastated NHS computers last month, security experts are now warning of a new cyber threat to global computers, called Petya....

Microsoft Scam Support follows WannaCry Ransomware attack

Tech support scams follow WannaCry ransomware

Less than a fortnight after the ransomware virus known as WannaCry devastated NHS computers, tricksters posing as Microsoft are attempting to scam victims with phony ‘technical support’. ActionFraud, the UK police’s fraud...

NHS ransomware attack – what you need to know

The computer servers of the NHS have been left devastated by a ransomware virus attack that has swept across nearly 100 countries. We explain what you need to know about...

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