A cyberattack similar to WannaCry entered its secondday, hitting businesses, port operators and government systemsaround the world, with companies struggling to retake control oftheir networks.

A.P. Moller-Maersk shut down systems across its operations tocontain the cyberattack against its computer network as it assessesthe full impact. Global snack giant Mondelez International alsoexperienced a widespread IT outage and shut down its email systemas a precaution against further exposure, forcing employees to workvia cellphones, text messages and personal email.

Other companies including France's BNP Paribas, U.K. advertisinggiant WPP and Hamburg-based Beiersdorf, the maker of Nivea andLabello lip balm, were also coping with the fallout.

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