Chubb Insurance introduces malicious programming insurance

Chubb Insurance has introduced impairment of computer services/malicious programming insurance in response to the growing reliance of businesses on technology. Offered as an extension to commercial property policies, it covers exposure resulting from computer viruses, distributed denial of service and other acts of malicious programming. Gerry Heffernan, UK and Ireland technology property specialist at Chubb, said: "Many companies believe their existing property policies will also cover digi