HEALTH CARE PROVIDER’S PATIENT INFORMATION HACKED

Reuters reported that the health insurance company Anthem Inc , which has nearly 40 million customers in the U.S., said late on Wednesday that hackers had breached one of its IT systems and stolen personal information relating to current and former consumers and employees.

The No. 2 health insurer in the United States said the breach did not appear to involve medical information or financial details such as credit card or bank account numbers.

The information accessed during the "very sophisticated attack" did include names, birthdays, social security numbers, street addresses, email addresses and employment information, including income data, the company said.

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