Sony insurer sues over data breaches

An insurance company has sued Sony in an attempt to avoid liability for losses and legal costs arising out of numerous Sony hacks earlier this year.Zurich American Insurance Company (Zaic) asked the Supreme Court of the State of New York on Wednesday to rule on whether it should indemnify Sony PlayStation Network, Sony Online Entertainment network, and Sony Pictures network against claims around the hacks.

An insurance company has sued Sony in an attempt to avoid liability for losses and legal costs arising out of numerous Sony hacks earlier this year.

Zurich American Insurance Company (Zaic) asked the Supreme Court of the State of New York on Wednesday to rule on whether it should indemnify Sony PlayStation Network, Sony Online Entertainment network, and Sony Pictures network against claims around the hacks.

Sony networks and websites were subject to a number of attacks this year, with some attacks stemming from hackers claiming to be affiliated with the Lulzsec hacker group.

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