Anthem Hacked (Blue Cross)

Hacked! Here’s another very large data breach. Anthem Inc. reports that hackers accessed a database with about 80 million records in it.

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Anthem hacked. Security is always important.

If you are one of their customers (and even if you’re not), change your passwords. Change your passwords occasionally and don’t use the same password for everything.

The article doesn’t mention HIPPA or HITECH Act liability. I am curious if those regulations will come into play.

Here’s the article: http://www.wsj.com/articles/health-insurer-anthem-hit-by-hackers-1423103720

That Anthem was Hacked made 60 Minutes, the Nightly Business Report and many local news broadcasts.

Please contact us if you’d like to keep to take steps to keep your business secure.  Call or email for a free consultation regarding your computer and network security.  Keep from being hacked like Anthem and so many others.  An ounce of prevention is worth a ton of cure.

 

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