Cyberattack Affects 1.1 Million CareFirst Members

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CareFirst announced on May 20, 2015 that they have become a victim of a sophisticated cyberattack in June 2014.

It has been determined that the attackers only accessed a single CareFirst database, which contained members’ usernames, birth dates, emails addresses and subscriber identification numbers. Fortunately, the most sensitive personal information, such as Social Security numbers, medical records, credit card numbers, financial data, and passwords were not compromised.

For more information about the cyberattack, visit CareFirst’s announcement.

CareFirst is offering free credit monitoring and identity theft protection for two years to 1.1 million current and former members who were affected by the data breach. Learn more about the free credit monitoring service offered by CareFirst.

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