US health insurer Premera Blue Cross hacked, 11 million records accessed

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Premera Blue Cross, a US-based health insurance company, has admitted that its systems were breached and 11 million customers’ records were accessed by hackers. It’s the second cyberattack on a medical insurance firm in the country this year, after Anthem was hacked last month. Premera said that customers’ names, addresses, email addresses, phone numbers, date of birth, Social Security number, medical claims information and bank account information may have been accessed in an intrusion in May 2014. However, the company’s investigations haven’t shown that any information was removed from its systems or misused till date. It’s also working with cybersecurity…

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