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The WannaCry Ransomware campaign that struck users globally early last week has been thought to have started with malware-infected phishing emails, but according to Malwarebytes, that’s not the case.

Around 17 million users of the popular restaurant search platform Zomato have had their login credentials stolen by hackers and put on the dark web to be sold to criminals.

The WannaCry global ransomware epidemic does not appear to be weakening anytime soon, as security researchers spotted two new variants of the malware just yesterday.

According to the NHS, several hospitals across England have been hit by a widespread cyber-attack, locking staff out of their computers and leaving many trusts to divert emergency patients.

The U.S. President, Donald Trump, signed an executive order on cybersecurity yesterday, one that has been put on hold since January as agency leaders weighed in on what is acceptable network security for federal agencies and critical infrastructure.

According to the latest report from PwC, two-thirds (65%) of UK businesses are worried about potential cyber threats within the energy sector that could lead to catastrophic data breaches or even service outages.

A new ransomware-as-a-service (RaaS) is said to have a unique method for setting the ransom amount based on the victim’s location.

A brief phishing attack targeting Google Gmail and Google Docs users struck yesterday impacting an unknown number of individuals.

The popular restaurant chain, Chipotle, has spotted unauthorized activity on the network that supports its payment processing for its customers' purchases.

The latest report released by Accenture finds that one in eight individuals in England has had their medical information compromised by hackers.

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