SPAR: Supermarket chain forced to close stores due to cyber attack

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The supermarket chain SPAR has been forced to close a number of stores following a cyber attack.

A spokesperson told Sky News that more than 300 stores had been affected by the incident, though some had avoided closing by switching to cash payments.

The spokesperson explained that the cyber attack had impacted all of the company’s IT systems and left staff without access to emails.

“We are working to resolve this situation as quickly as possible,” the company said in a statement.

Read via Sky News

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