New HealthEquity Data Breach Exposes PII/PHI of Almost 21,000 Customers

    Date17 Nov 2018
    CategoryHacks/Cracks
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    Posted ByBrittany Day
    HealthEquity, an IRS non-bank health savings trustee who is handling more than 3.4 million health savings accounts, was breached when an intruder accessed the email accounts of two HealthEquity team members, exposing protected health information (PHI)/personally identifiable information (PII) of 20,906 subscribers. According to HealthEquity's data breach notification, "The unauthorized access occurred, in the case of one account, on October 5, and in the case of the other, on different occasions between September 4, 2018, and October 3, 2018. "
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