Attorney General Says Health Net Security Breach Concerns Worsen After Report Reveals Breach …

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Attorney General Says Health Net Security Breach Concerns Worsen After Report Reveals Breach …: “

Attorney General Richard Blumenthal said he is deeply troubled by an investigative report on the Health Net security breach that acknowledges a missing disk drive containing private financial and health information on hundreds of thousands of citizens was likely stolen.

Blumenthal is seeking more details from Health Net about its massive security breach, as well as details about two laptops that were also apparently stolen from Health Net’s Shelton office.

Blumenthal is also requesting federal criminal authorities to investigate this potential theft, which could have national ramifications.

‘An independent investigative report shreds Health Nets sanitized story — revealing that this severe security breach was most likely a theft, and that two laptops were also stolen from Health Nets facility at virtually the same time,’ Blumenthal said. ‘This report dramatizes Health Nets unconscionable delay in notifying law enforcement and its customers about this breach.

‘These alarming revelations require immediate investigation by federal criminal authorities as well as intensified state efforts. This unprecedented breach is a privacy breach perfect storm demanding heightened scrutiny because it involves sensitive financial and health information on thousands of Health Net consumers.

‘Health Nets

(Via Hostexploit News RSS.)

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