hackers accessed records of 75 000 people in government health insurance system breach
Hackers breached a government healthcare system earlier this week, compromising the personal data for 75,000 individuals, according to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (via TechCrunch). The data was taken through a system used by insurance agents and brokers. The CMS says that on October 13th, it detected “anomalous activity in the Federally Facilitated Exchanges, or FFE’s Direct Enrollment pathway for agents and brokers,” a system used by agents and brokers to help people applying... THE VERGE 4 weeks
A government system used by insurance agents and brokers to help customers sign up for healthcare plans was breached, allowing hackers to siphon off sensitive and personal data on 75,000...
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Cathay Pacific, one of the main airlines in Hong Kong, says records on as many as 9.4 million passengers may have been stolen in a data breach. The airline...
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More than 11 billion miles away from Earth, two small discs are rocketing through space at speeds in excess of 37,200 miles per hour....
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A recent data breach has exposed a database of around 26 million text messages containing private customer information, reports TechCrunch. In addition to the...
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