Cyber Liability & Privacy Protection


Mining Company

Industry Segment

Agriculture, Mining & Farming

Claim Description

A disgruntled employee of a mining company used malicious software to corrupt the companies server. Files containing personal information including credit card information had been accessed. As a result, fraudulent credit card transactions were made in numerous locations around Australia.


$1 million was paid for setting up a call centre to respond to enquiries, credit monitoring services for affected individuals, data restoration costs, together with legal fees incurred in reporting requirements to regulatory authorities.

The provision of the claims examples are for illustrative purposes only and should not be seen as an indication as to how any potential claim will be assessed or accepted. Cover for a claim will depend on the specific circumstances around the loss and would be subject to the terms and conditions of the policy concerned.

As with any insurance, cover will be subject to the terms, conditions and exclusions contained in the policy wording. The information contained in this email is general only.  Coverage for claims on the policy will be determined by the insurer, not BizCover for Brokers, and will depend on the specific facts and circumstances involved.

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