A new global ransomware outbreak, which picked up the name Petya or NotPetya, hit companies across the world in June and the consequences of the attack are still surfacing.
The UK parliament suffered a cyber attack this weekend which saw around 90 email accounts compromised.
University College London (UCL), ranked seventh in the most recent QS World University Rankings, was hit by a major cyber-attack on Wednesday lasting over 24 hours.
News and sports websites have poor levels of security against hackers compared to non-media industries, according to a report published on Friday in the Journal of Cyber Security Technology.
There is evidence to link North Korean hackers with the massive WannaCry cyber attack that infiltrated the UK’s National Health Service (NHS) and over 300,000 computers worldwide on Friday.