About 19K Del. Residents Affected By Insurance Data Breach

“About 19,000 residents of Delaware may have been affected by a security data breach involving Summit Reinsurance Services, Inc. and BCS Financial Corporation, both subcontractors of Highmark BlueCross BlueShield of Delaware, the Delaware Department of Insurance has announced on Friday.

According to Karen Kane, Director of Privacy and Information Management for Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield of Delaware, the breach impacts a total of 16 current and former Highmark self-insured customers and approximately 19,000 of their members.

Officials say they discovered the breach on August 8, 2016¬†when Summit discovered that ransomware had infected a server containing certain personal information.”

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Author: CBS Philly