Data Breach

Data Breach: A data breach is an incident where information, typically data that is sensitive, proprietary or confidential in nature, is stolen or taken from a system without the knowledge or authorization of the system’s owner.
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Health insurer Premera Blue Cross disclosed that they have been subject to an attack that exposed the information database of more than 11 million customers.
Tens of millions of current and former customers and employees of Anthem Inc., the second largest health insurance provider in the United States, are reportedly affected in a targeted attack.
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