Saturday, February 7, 2015

Our National Anthem Story Continues

We have been following the story about the massive data breach at Anthem Blue Cross, the carrier that has covered many UC employees and retirees in the past (and presumably had them in its database).  Here is another wrinkle:

The No. 2 U.S. health insurer said on Wednesday that hackers breached its computer system containing data on up to 80 million people. Anthem said there was no indication the email scam was connected to those who perpetrated the security breach. It wants customers to know it is not calling members regarding the breach and not asking for credit card information or social security numbers over the phone.Health insurer Anthem Inc on Friday warned U.S. customers about an email scam targeting former and current members whose personal information was suspected to have been breached in a massive cyber attack. The company said it will contact current and former members via mail delivered by the U.S. Postal Service about the attack...

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We have been hearing a lot from the news media and Anthem about this story. It would be nice to hear from UCOP.

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