The pervasive threat of cybercrime remains a concern in the United Kingdom.
The increasing incidence of global cyber-attacks, with Trojans, worms, malware, adware, and ransomware continues to affect Britons on a mass scale. Consider that in May 2017, Scotland Yard reported that some 200,000 people across 150 countries were affected by cyber criminals. The most heavily impacted government organization of them all was the National Health Services (NHS).
Scotland was hit particularly hard, with the ambulance service and a dozen health boards affected by cybercrime. Internet security threats are rising, and it is incumbent upon individuals to