Hackers Steal 80,000,000 Customer Records From Anthem Health Insurance

Episode 1160 (18:49)

Hackers broke into the Anthem Health database to obtain names, birthdays, addresses, and Social Security numbers of customers. An estimated 80,000,000 records have been lost. After the hack, there have been phishing scams circulating and phone fraudsters calling people to obtain financial information. If you do get an email from Anthem, do not click the links, go directly to the Anthem website. If you get a call from someone claiming to be from Anthem, hang up and call them back using their posted phone number.

Hackers steal tens of millions of customer records from the US' second-biggest medical insurer (The Verge)…
http://www.theverge.com/2015/2/4/7983049/anthem-medical-insurance-hack-tens-millions-customer-records-stolen

Phishing attacks prey on victims of massive Anthem health insurance hack (The Verge)…
http://www.theverge.com/2015/2/7/7999349/anthem-health-insurance-phishing-attacks-after-massive-hack