The National Crime Agency (NCA) is asking people to protect themselves from malware (malicious software) which was being spread by a computer network known as Avalanche.
The latest government statistics from Ipsos Mori, show that only 35% of Britons are following the Government’s latest advice to use strong passwords made up of three random words.
Ian McCormack, National Cyber Security Centre
Where does the advice for three random words come from? Well based on research from the National Cyber Security Centre, long and complex passwords aren't always the best option.
Cybercriminals are targeting students with bogus offers of university grants just as they head to college, police have warned.