As a result of the hack discovered last year, data obtained by the US Department of Justice “within the scope of a civil lawsuit” was seized. This data included names, dates of birth, addresses, Medicare health insurance claim numbers (which include Social Security numbers), and some medical information.

While this is concerning, GMA emphasizes that the individuals affected “are not the subject of this investigation or related legal proceedings.” However, the information disclosed remains highly sensitive, exposing hundreds of thousands of people to potential risk of identity theft and fraud.

The delay in informing victims also raises concerns among experts.

Source: Ferra

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