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ZDNet: Insurer Considers Microsoft NT High-Risk

ZDNet is reporting that: ‘…J.S. Wurzler Underwriting Managers, one of the first companies to offer hacker insurance, has begun charging its clients 5 percent to 15 percent more if they use Microsoft’s Windows NT software in their Internet operations. Although several larger insurers said they won’t increase their NT-related premiums, Wurzler’s announcement indicates growing frustration with the ongoing discoveries of vulnerabilities in Microsoft’s products…”We saw that our NT-based clients were having more downtime” due to hacking, says John Wurzler, founder and CEO of the Michigan company, which has been selling hacker insurance since 1998…’