Cyber attacks hit more than 150 countries since Friday

Experts have warned that cyber attacks are likely to worsen as more people return for a new work week.

Microsoft issued a statement saying 150 countries have been hit by cyber-attacks and more than 200 000 computers have been affected since Friday.

CEO of Performanta Group, Guy Golan, says people should not double click emails they do not recognise or if there is anything suspicious.

First read the language of the email. Look where the email comes from. Delete the email. And if suspicious, call your authorities of your part of an organisation.

Guy Golan, CEO of Performanta Group

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