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Insurance firm CNA discloses data breach after March ransomware attack

July 9, 2021

US insurance giant CNA is notifying customers of a data breach after the ransomware attack that it suffered in March.

The insurance firm paid a $40 ransom to restore access to its files following the ransomware attack.

According to Bloomberg, CNA Financial opted to pay the ransom two weeks after the security breach because it was not able to restore its operations. Bloomberg was informed about the payment by two people familiar with the attack.

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