Cyber crime attack at BCBS

September 10th, 2015 by admin Leave a reply »

Cyber criminals gained unauthorized access to Excellus Information Technology (IT) systems. BCBS added that it has also notified the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) and the data was not removed from the Excellus BCBS systems.

This incident also affected members of other Blue Cross Blue Shield plans who sought treatment in the 31 county upstate New York service area of Excellus BCBS,Excellus BCBS explained. Individuals who do business with us and provided us with their financial account information or Social Security number are also affected.

Excellus BCBS sent out the data breach letters.

Protecting personal information is one of our top priorities and we take this issue very seriously,Excellus BCBS CEO Christopher Booth said in a statement. Were making a broad range of services available today for our members, our employees and other impacted individuals to help protect their information.

Company believe that no information is misused.

We sincerely regret the frustration and concern this incident may cause,Excellus BCBS said on its website. We want you to know that protecting your information is incredibly important to us, as is helping you through this situation with the information and support you need.

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