Advertising Firm WPP Hit By Global Cyber Attack

By Rory Gallivan Features Dow Jones Newswires

Advertising giant WPP PLC (WPP.LN) said Tuesday some of its information technology systems have been affected by a global cyber attack.

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The London-listed company said in a brief stock exchange announcement that it is "assessing the situation and is taking appropriate measures."

Shares were recently down 16 pence, or 1%, at 1,638 pence, valuing the company at GBP20.85 billion ($26.63 billion).

-Write to Rory Gallivan at rory.gallivan@wsj.com; Twitter: @RoryGallivan

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June 27, 2017 11:45 ET (15:45 GMT)