Crawford responds to Petya ransomware attack

Many organizations in Europe and the US have been crippled by a ransomware attack dubbed “Petya”. The malicious software has spread through large firms leading to PCs and data being locked up and held for ransom.

This is the second major ransomware crime in two months.  In early May, many organizations were infected by WannaCry.  Like WannaCry, Petya spreads rapidly through networks that use Microsoft Windows.

The Petya attack is believed to have started in Ukraine with many Ukrainian organisations affected.  Crawford & Company’s cyber experts are already providing an incident response and assistance to organizations in Ukraine.

Speed is of the essence to protect systems, minimize operating risk and protect brand reputation.  If you require assistance from one of our global cyber experts, contact:

Paul Handy, BSc (Hons), MBA, ACII, FCILA, FUEDI-ELAE, FIFAA, ACMI
Global Head of Cyber Risk
Global Technical Services™
T:            +44 207 265 4320
M:          +44 7827 879187
E:            paul.handy@crawco.co.uk

Ian Hasson
Head of Forensic Accounting Services, EMEA
Global Technical Services™
M:          +49 173 764 2930
E:            ian.hasson@crawco.co.uk

Mark Vos
Technical Director, CEE & Eurasia
Global Technical Services™
T:            +31 10 45 35 533 / +49 211 954 56155
M:          +31 6215 44344
E:            MarkVos@crawco.nl

Thomas Carstens, CPCU
Senior Vice President
Global Technical Services™
T:            +1 404 300 0272
M:          +1 404 747 6132
E:            thomas_carstens@us.crawco.com

About Crawford & Company’s Cyber Response Solution
Crawford & Company provides a single point of contact and a 24/7 incident response platform to report cyber incidents with qualified incident managers helping insureds navigate through the complexities of a cyber incident from start to finish. Crawford manages access to a global network of crisis management service providers including legal, cyber extortion, public relations, I.T. forensic investigation, credit monitoring and forensic accountancy.

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