[LISTEN] Damage caused by global cyber attack estimated at $150 million

The global ransomware attack has affected institutions in nearly 150 countries, South Africa being one of them.

READ: Unprecedented global cyber attack (but don't pay the ransom say experts)

Roi Shaposhnik, head of international sales at Gold N’ Links Cyber, shared more details on the impact of this attack.

The main companies that have been damaged are international companies that have branches in South Africa.

Roi Shaposhnik, head of international sales at Gold N’ Links Cyber

We didn't find a lot of local consumers that reported either to Microsoft or to the other anti-virus companies on the massive ransom demand related to the attack on Friday.

Roi Shaposhnik, head of international sales at Gold N’ Links Cyber

The high numbers in the world were unbelievable, the indirect damage based on cyber insurance companies is estimated at $150 million.

Roi Shaposhnik, head of international sales at Gold N’ Links Cyber

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