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Posted By: ITWiser Webmaster
Bupa involved in data breach!!
It has been reported that Healthcare company Bupa have been the victim of a data breach. The cause of the breach was an employee who copied and removed some customer information. The company have said the data was removed from the international health insurance division, which is the department the employee was based in.
People who have taken this insurance out with Bupa were notified last Wednesday. The data that has been taken includes, names, nationalities, some contact and administrative info, dates of birth and Bupa membership numbers. It has been reported that 108,000 international health insurance policies are affected by this breach.
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