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Anthem Inc. has reportedly agreed to pay a settlement of $115 million to its customers that were affected by what is being called one of the largest data breaches in U.S. history.
The settlement is reportedly the largest ever to result from a data breach in the United States and would end a class action lawsuit that commenced after the 2015 breach. Using a stolen password, hackers were able to break into an Anthem database and steal close to 80 million records containing sensitive information belonging to former and current customers, including customer names, dates of birth, physical and email addresses, medical IDs, and Social Security numbers.
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