In the wake of the announcement of the Anthem Data Breach, concerns rise over information security.
The Anthem data breach which exposed the account information of as many as 80 million customers has had a ripple effect through healthcare, raising concerns about the safety and security of personal information across the board. Now the health insurer is being accused of a failure to inform affected customers of the breach according to CNet, and The Wall Street Journal reports insurance regulators are launching an investigation into the data breach.
According to DataBreaches.net there have also been at least four lawsuits filed to date against Anthem inIndiana, California, Alabama and Georgia. The suits allege Anthem did not take adequate and reasonable measures to ensure its data systems were protected and that the 80 million Anthem customers whose information may have been affected could be harmed.
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Reuters) - Health insurer Anthem Inc (ANTM.N), which has nearly 40 million U.S. customers, said late on Wednesday that hackers had breached one of its IT systems and stolen personal information relating to current and former consumers and employees.
The No. 2 health insurer in the United States said the breach did not appear to involve medical information or financial details such as credit card or bank account numbers.
The information accessed during the "very sophisticated attack" did include names, birthdays, social security numbers, street addresses, email addresses and employment information, including income data, the company said.
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