Anthem data breach affects 300,000 Minnesotans

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By Christopher Snowbeck, Star Tribune

“About 300,000 Minnesotans were affected by the massive data security breach reported earlier this month by health insurer Anthem Inc., the state Commerce Department announced Tuesday.

Indianapolis-based Anthem reported to Commerce that the Social Security numbers of more than 206,000 Minnesotans were compromised, according to a news release from the department.  Commerce says that other personal information from another 100,000 Minnesotans was compromised as a result of the cyberattack on the company in late January. The information included names, dates of birth, addresses, telephone numbers, e-mail addresses, employment information and income data.”

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