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Healthfirst: 5,300 members exposed in fraud incident


Securityweek - (New York) Healthfirst, which provides care to over one million members in New York, announced July 24 that nearly 5,300 of its current members had personal information compromised after a hacker gained access to the company's online portal April 11, 2012 - March 26, 2014. A suspect has been identified and charged with fraud, and those affected will be provided free identity theft, credit monitoring, and credit restoration services for one year.


Note: This news synopsis is taken from the DHS Daily Open Source Infrastructure Report, a daily [Monday through Friday, except US Federal holidays] summary of open-source published information concerning significant critical infrastructure issues; a 10-day archive of the DOSIR can be found at:

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