23,000 Compromised in HealthEquity Data Breach

    Date15 Jun 2018
    CategoryHacks/Cracks
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    Posted ByBrittany Day
    Sometimes all it takes is one employee to spark a cybersecurity wildfire, as HealthEquity learned this week. The company, which handles more than 3.4 million health savings accounts, suffered a data breach when an unauthorized person accessed an employee's email account. The incident took place on April 11 and was discovered two days later. When the company learned an employee's email was compromised, it removed access to the mailbox and hired a forensics firm to confirm the breach did not affect other HealthEquity systems.
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