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Anthem Blue Cross Says Security Breach Might Have Affected 230000




Anthem Blue Cross Says Security Breach Might Have Affected 230000
Anthem Blue Cross Says Security Breach Might Have Affected 230000



http://www.californiahealthline.org/articles/2010/6/24/anthem-blue-cross-says-security-breach-might-have-affected-230000.aspx 

California Healthline
June 24, 2010

Anthem Blue Cross has sent letters informing 230,000 members that their 
personal information might have been accessed during a recent security 
breach of the company's website, the Orange County Register reports.

The breach affected members who had pending insurance applications in an 
Anthem system that allows users to track the status of their application 
online.

Anthem spokesperson Cynthia Sanders said the information was accessed 
briefly, primarily by attorneys seeking information for a class-action 
lawsuit against the insurer. Sanders said Anthem sent the letters out of 
"an abundance of caution," adding that it is unclear how many records 
were viewed.

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