Brazilian e-commerce firm Americanas reports multimillion-dollar loss following cyberattack


Brazilian e-commerce conglomerate Americanas.com reported a multimillion-dollar loss in sales in its financial results on Friday after a major cyberattack earlier this year.

The company lost 923 million Brazilian reais ($183 million) in sales after two attacks that took place between February 19 and 20 and rendered its e-commerce operation unavailable. According to the company, physical stores continued to operate and the logistics arm of the company continued to deliver orders placed after the event.

“In order to add strength to our internal team and security partner companies in the resolution and investigation of this incident, we called on world-renowned experts with experience in situations like these,” the company said in its financial statement.

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Source: ZDNet