Breach at Pacific Northwest insurance company impacts 11 million customers

Seattle-based Premera Blue Cross announced that it recently discovered it had been hacked in May 2014. The Premera hack accessed a full range of customer information including medical data. The insurer, which is working with the FBI in the investigation, is offering free credit monitoring and identity theft protection services to those affected.

See Washington Post article at “Cyberattack at health insurer exposed data on 11 million customers — including medical information”

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