Vonage Wants Hartford Fire To Cover $1M Hacking Bills

Law360, New York (October 21, 2011, 2:32 PM EDT) -- Internet phone company Vonage Holdings Corp. sued Hartford Fire Insurance Co. in New Jersey federal court Thursday, accusing the insurer of breach of contract for refusing to cover more than $1 million in losses Vonage suffered at the hands of hackers.

In fall 2009, Vonage's voice over Internet protocol, or VoIP, servers were hacked, according to the complaint. The hackers used the servers to make a million dollars worth of unauthorized calls to Cuba over a two-week period, it said.

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