A new wave of ransomware is spreading globally, with many firms hit by the cyber-attack. This is similar in nature to the WannaCry attacks experienced by the NHS and other organisations last month.

Information Security

The route of attack is currently unclear, however it’s suspected that delivery is via an email with zip or PDF files attached.

IMT would like to stress once again:

  • Please ensure you have applied all latest Windows security updates to your personal devices
  • Please do not open any unknown or unexpected email attachment, or click on any suspicious email link
  • If you are unsure about any emails you receive, please send them to:

If you think you have opened a suspicious email attachment, please contact the IMT Service Desk or the IMT Security Team immediately.

Latest news of the ransomware attack can be found on the BBC website.