09Sep11

Press release

Group

SCOR confirms it has foiled attempted scam

Following information released by the media, SCOR confirms that it has foiled an attempted scam over the past few days.

Following information released by the media, SCOR confirms that it has foiled an attempted scam over the past few days. SCOR has suffered no financial damage and the Group's information systems have not been breached in any way. The attempted scam, which was based on identity theft, was spotted immediately and all of the Group's internal detection systems performed perfectly, thereby demonstrating the efficiency of SCOR's risk management. SCOR filed proceedings with the public prosecutor in Paris yesterday, in order to alert other companies that may be affected by this new form of cyber criminality.

Contact

Marie-Laurence Bouchon

Group Head of Communications

+33 (0)1 58 44 75 43

mbouchon@scor.com

 

Ian Kelly

Head of Investor Relations

+44 203 207 8561

ikelly@scor.com