DataBreaches continues to keep an eye out for reports on how the Fortra/GoAnywhere breach affected the healthcare sector. Here’s another report, this one by Tiffany Tan:
The personal information of at least 16,000 Vermont health insurance customers was stolen in a cyberattack in January — more than twice the number originally reported.
The affected people included over 14,000 Vermont residents, of whom 13,700 were members of Vermont Blue Advantage health insurance plans, the state Attorney General’s Office said in response to a VTDigger inquiry.
It said the other residents were on different insurance plans: nearly 300 with Aetna ACE and about 50 with UAW Retiree Medical Benefits Trust.
Another roughly 2,250 individuals were members of Vermont Blue Advantage who lived out of state, according to Blue Cross Blue Shield of Vermont, an owner of the privately managed Medicare Part C plan. The company said that, nationwide, the cyberattack affected thousands of organizations and millions of people.
Read more at VTDigger.