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Hackers steal 25,000 Social Security numbers and 180,000 health records from Medicaid and children's insurance programs in Utah

2 years agoNews : The Coming Crisis

Hackers who broke into government computers last weekend likely stole Social Security numbers and other personal information of thousands of people, including children, who have received public assistance in Utah. Approximately 182,000 beneficiaries of Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program had their personal information stolen, and about 25,000 Social Security numbers were compromised, Utah Department of Health officials said.
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UTAH To Receive Federal Matching Funds For Electronic Health Record Incentives Program

Health : Medical News Today (4 years ago)

In another key step to further states' role in developing a robust U.S. health information technology (HIT) infrastructure, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced today that Utah's Medicaid program will receive... Read Post

Live in Utah? There's a 1 in 6 Chance You've Been Hacked

Technology : Technology from Newser (2 years ago)

Almost 800,000 Utah residents—that's one in six people in the state—have been affected by a data breach exposing information including Social Security numbers, names, and dates of birth. Hackers broke into a Utah Department of Healt... Read Post

Scope Of Hackers' Data Theft From Utah Health Records Grows

News : The Two-Way (2 years ago)

State officials say a computer breach 10 days ago is far worse than they originally thought. Hackers made off with 280,000 Social Security numbers and "approximately 500,000 other victims had less-sensitive information stolen." Read Post


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