Policyholders may be the primary target in hack of cyber insurance provider CNA

The CNA Center in Chicago. (Antoine Taveneaux, CC BY-SA 3.0 https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0, via Wikimedia Commons)

Insurance firm CNA Financial, a prominent provider of cyber insurance, confirmed a cyberattack against its systems, which has some concerned that cybercriminals may target policyholders.

Cybercriminals generally know that companies represented by a cyber insurance company are more likely to pay a large ransomware demand than an uninsured business that doesn’t have the financial backing.

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