Aflac says agent emails were hacked, exposing personal information of clients

WXYZ reports that American Family Life Assurance Company of Columbus (Aflac) has issued a press release concerning the breach of independent contractor sales agents’ email accounts. The breach has reportedly affected some clients’ personal information. WXYZ reports:

Clients’ personal information such as names, addresses, dates of birth, policy numbers, social security numbers and bank account information may have been exposed, according to a review by Aflac completed on April 25.

The unauthorized access reportedly occurred between Jan. 17 and April 2.

The exact number of individuals affected was not reported, and the release is not up on Aflac’s site at the time of this posting.


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