Another health insurance company in the US has been hacked

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Excellus announces that it has been hit by a major data breach Excellus BlueCross BlueShield, a prominent health insurance company operating in the United States, has announced that it has fallen victim to a data breach. The cyber attack affected Excellus as well as several of its affiliates, which may have lead to the information of some 10.5 million people being compromised. According to Excellus CEO Christopher Booth, the company was targeted by a “very sophisticated” cyber attack, making Excellus one of the most recent insurers to fall victim to…

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Health insurance company hit by data breach

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CareFirst has fallen victim to a significant data breach CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield has taken note of the rise in cyber crimes that are targeting health insurance companies and had been taking steps to upgrade its security. The company had hoped to avoid falling victim to digital attacks by improving its cyber security, but while doing so found that it had already been the target of a major data breach, which began in June 2014. The data breach represents a significant problem that health insurance companies are having, as it shows…

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