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    Income, tax and immigration data stolen in Healthcare.gov breach

    Date10 Nov 2018
    CategoryHacks/Cracks
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    Posted ByBrittany Day
    The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) now has details about the data stolen in the breach of Healthcare.gov that occurred last month. According to the government agency, a significant amount of personal information including partial Social Security numbers, tax information and immigration status was compromised in the breach. No financial information was stolen. In a post hidden on a Healthcare.gov page titled "How we use your data," the CMS confirmed the breach occurred and said it started to alert via phone call the 75,000 affected people starting November 5th. That notification will be followed by a letter detailing the breach and what information was compromised.
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