Windhoek, 10 February 2021 – On 7 February 2021, Namibia Wildlife Resorts Limited (NWR) Windhoek server was attacked by ransomware. This attack resulted in the NWR booking system – Innkeeper and its email server being unresponsive.
Dr Matthias Ngwangwama, NWR Managing Director, said that “on Sunday we were unfortunately attacked by a Ransomware. The ransomware negatively affected our booking system and our email server. Over the past two days, our IT Team has been hard at rebuilding and restoring our booking system and our email server. Thus far, we have been able to restore our booking system; however, our email services should be restored before the end of the week. We would like to thank our clients for their understanding during this period”.