by Mike Masnick
Fri, Nov 5th 2010 3:28am
Insurance firm Wellpoint apparently left its medical records easily exposed on its servers from last October until March, exposing 470,000 users' medical records, credit card numbers and "other sensitive info." The company discovered the breach in February, but apparently waited until June to tell users. The company has now been fined $300,000 for not promptly notifying users, though that does seem like a rather low number considering how many records were apparently exposed...
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