American Family Insurance confirms cyberattack is behind IT outages

After consumers complained website problems all week, American Family Insurance, a major player in the insurance industry, said it had been the victim of a cyberattack and took down some of its IT systems.

American Family Insurance (AmFam) is an insurance provider that specializes in life, vehicle, business, and personal property insurance. It also provides investing and retirement planning services. With 13,000 employees, the corporation is expected to generate $14.4 billion in revenue by 2022.

American Family Insurance confirmed in an email to BleepingComputer that they saw strange activity on their network and turned off IT services to stop the hack from spreading read more American Family Insurance confirms cyberattack is behind IT outages.

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