Computer Fraud Coverage For Spoofing Attacks

Computer Fraud Coverage For Spoofing Attacks? Recent Decisions Offer Guidance.

The typical crime insurance policy includes computer fraud coverage, which insures loss resulting “directly from” the use of a computer. As is readily apparent, computers are now used in nearly every aspect of modern business. As a result, the potential losses that can result from the use of a computer have grown exponentially. Courts have struggled, in turn, to define the scope of computer fraud coverage.