News analysis: Pandemic boom in cybercrime could spark interest in cyber cover

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Reported increases in cybercrime on the back of the pandemic have ignited conversations around cyber insurance and could serve as a tipping point to get businesses to buy cover, according to specialists. 

This follows reports that the swift move to remote working has led to a rise in cyber-attacks, including ransomware, data breaches and ‘social engineering’ such as phishing attacks that exploit human error to harvest information or spread malware. 

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