Court rules social engineering attacks not covered under cyber policy

by Lyle Adriano

In Brick Warehouse LP v. Chubb Insurance Company of Canada, the Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench has found that a social engineering attack did not fall within the terms of a plaintiff’s cyber policy coverage.

The case and the judgment is significant, as it is one of the first social engineering fraud cases in Canada, Miller Thomson LLP stated in its blog.

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