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Humana web sites hit by sophisticated data attack

Health insurer Humana has notified an undisclosed number of members about a data breach after it uncovered a sophisticated cyber spoofing attack on the web site and its wellness site.

The attack, discovered on June 3, apparently came from one or more undisclosed foreign nations.

“Your personal information on these websites may have been accessed by the attackers,” wrote Jim Theiss, chief privacy officer at Humana, in a June 21 letter to members who potentially could be affected by the attack.

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