Update: All 62,000 workers at UPMC may now be victims of data breach

Robert Zullo reports:

The scope of a data breach at UPMC that may have exposed Social Security numbers, addresses, salary and bank account information to identity thieves has now widened to potentially include all of its 62,000 workers, the health-care conglomerate informed employees in an e-mail today.

“Outside of the 817 confirmed victims of tax fraud, we are not aware of any other fraud perpetrated against UPMC relating to this situation,” the e-mail says. “In the interest of protecting our staff, we are now urging all of our employees to take the proper precautions to protect their personal information.”

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