Category: Cyberattack

Travelex goes offline as it suffers ransomware attack, criminals were demanding $3m

Just before the turn of the year, Travelex, the foreign currency exchange service suspended their online services and took their systems offline after “a software virus was discovered”. They put out the following notice which is still displayed on their web site, 8 days later. A similar notice is shown on their twitter account. The

U.K. Parliament email system hit by cyber attack.

The UK Parliament has suffered what it is said to be a cyber attack. The MP are not able to access their parliamentary email account remotely although this could be due as part of the measure to limit the attack. “The Houses of Parliament have discovered unauthorised attempts to access parliamentary user accounts,” a parliamentary