WPP, the world’s largest advertising network was infected with by the NotPetya ransomware outbreak in June 2017.

Sir Martin Sorrell, WPP, Chief Executive reported the network was affected for around 10 days and cost the company up to £15m before insurance.

Agencies including GroupM, MediaCom, Maxus, JWT and Y&R were affected by the malware infection.  WPP is now also reporting a further £10-15m per year, incremental investment on preventative measures.

Source: The Drum

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