Ransomware: what is it, how does it work, and can you protect yourself?

The biggest concern with ransomware is the rate at which it is adapting to combat security protections. REUTERS/Kacper Pempel What would it mean if you lost all of your personal documents, such as your family photos, research or business records? How much would you pay to get them back? There’s a burgeoning form of cybercrime […]

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NHS cyber-attack: GPs and hospitals hit by ransomware

A major incident has been declared after NHS services across England and Scotland were hit by a large-scale cyber-attack. Staff cannot access patient data, which has been scrambled by ransomware. There is no evidence patient data has been compromised, NHS Digital has said. The BBC understands up to 25 NHS organisations and some GP practices […]

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