Global Ransomware Cyber Attack

A global cyber-attack leveraging hacking tools has infected systems in nearly 100 countries. The ransomware encrypted data on the computers is demanding payments of US$300 to US$600 to restore access.  It is believed there are 57,000 infections worldwide. The ransomware is a new variant of “WannaCry” that has the ability to automatically spread across large…

Crawford & Company Cyclone Debbie

Cyclone Debbie – Up Close and Personal – A Young Adjuster’s View of a Cyclone

After Cyclone Debbie brought significant damage and disruption to homes and businesses in Australia and New Zealand, Crawford’s surge response saw dozens of our most experienced adjusters dispatched far and wide. However, like any hands on profession, the adjusting business needs to ensure the process of renewal is in constant motion and for some young…

Crawford & Company Response to Tropical Cyclone Debbie, 13 April 2017

The aftermath of Tropical Cyclone Debbie brought with it significant damage to the Queensland coastal regions from Mackay to the Whitsundays. Heavy rain has caused localised flooding in areas around Rockhampton and in northern New South Wales around Lismore and Murwillumbah. Fortunately, flood levies did not rise as high as expected in Rockhampton, sparing many…