The hydra cyber crime target of the Nigerian insurance market made an unsuccessful hack of leading insurer, Leadway Assurance and the company says the potential threat to its network was disabled and have promptly deployed mitigation measures.
The company in a statement said preliminary investigation into this criminal intrusion indicates that this attack was successfully contained.
“We have initiated our business continuity plan to ensure that proprietary information and data are secured. We would like to notify you that our essential operations have been restored and we are working tirelessly to ensure minimal disruptions to our operations.
“Protecting our customers’ data remains a top priority as we have done in the last 5 decades. We have and will continue to strengthen our network to ensure total protection from external intrusion,” the company stated.
Following this, Leadway encouraged all customers to ignore any unsolicited correspondence from any channel different from our officially designated channels of communication.
Restoring trust on all fronts, the statement added, “In the meantime, while our team is adhering to all regulatory requirements, we will continue to provide updates to all our stakeholders.”
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