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Norsk Hydro cyber attack may cost $41m. AIG leads cyber insurance

Norsk Hydro has said today that its costs from the cyber attack by malware or ransomware are estimated at up to US $41 million just from the first week since the event occurred.Norsk Hydro is one of the world’s largest aluminium manufacturing firms.The Norway-headquartered company’s operations were disrupted after unusual read the full article →

Norsk Hydro cyber attack loss potential investigated by PCS

Norsk Hydro, one of the world's largest aluminium manufacturing firms, was hit by a cyber attack recently, as malware or ransomware caused the company to shutter and reduce operations at a number of locations.The Norway-headquartered company’s operations were disrupted after unusual activity was spotted on its servers by IT experts, read the full article →

PCS aims to help understanding of the silent side of cyber risk: Johansmeyer

The enhancement of the PCS Global Cyber Index to include cyber catastrophe is in response to client demand, and is another positive step in helping the international risk transfer industry both understand and address the growing cyber threat.PCS Global Cyber, a loss aggregation service that offers industry loss estimates for read the full article →

PCS adds cyber catastrophes to index product, as Petya loss hits $3bn

Property Claim Services (PCS) has expanded its industry loss index and estimates service for the cyber insurance and reinsurance space by adding cyber catastrophe events, covering losses that involve multiple insureds across affirmative and silent cyber with industry-wide insured losses of at least $250 million.The PCS Global Cyber loss aggregation read the full article →

Silent cyber in Petya loss shows need for dead cat trades: PCS’ Johansmeyer

The insurance and reinsurance industry loss from the Petya / NotPetya cyber attack is escalating far beyond the level initially assumed possible, thanks to silent cyber exposure, demonstrating there is a need for a cyber dead cat trading market, according to Tom Johansmeyer, Co-Head, PCS Strategy & Development at ISO.Silent Cyber read the full article →

Hudson’s Bay hacking designated as PCS Global Cyber loss event

A recent cyber hack attack on U.S. retailer Hudson's Bay, owner of the Saks and Lord & Taylor store brands, is expected to cause a loss to insurance and perhaps reinsurance interests and as a result Property Claim Services (PCS) has designated the event and will produce an estimate of read the full article →

Hiscox offers cyber ILW capacity based on PCS trigger

Hiscox Re & ILS, the reinsurance and third-party capital management unit of global re/insurer Hiscox, has announced that it is to offer a new cyber industry-loss warranty (ILW) product, which will provide aggregate limits based on the use of a PCS industry loss trigger for global cyber underwriting losses.The cyber read the full article →

PCS puts Merck malware cyber loss estimate at $275m

Property Claim Services (PCS) has published its first estimate for insurance industry losses from the Petya / NotPetya malware cyber attack that hit pharmaceutical giant Merck & Co. in June, putting the initial figure at $275 million.PCS launched its new loss aggregation service for individual affirmative international cyber events, named read the full article →

PCS estimates Equifax cyber loss at $125m, designates Merck hack

Property Claim Services (PCS) has published its first estimate of the insurance industry loss due to the recent Equifax cyber hacking breach putting it at $125 million, Artemis can reveal. PCS has also designated its second Global Cyber loss event, the malware attack that hit pharmaceutical giant Merck & Co.PCS read the full article →

PCS designates Equifax hack as first Global Cyber Index event

Having only launched PCS Global Cyber, a loss aggregation service offering industry loss estimates for individual affirmative international cyber events, just over a week ago, Property Claim Services (PCS) has already designated the first event, the recent Equifax hacking breach.The PCS Global Cyber service can provide an index trigger for read the full article →