Insurance Policy Applicants Exposed in Bankers Life Breach

2019, Breaches, January

Who: Humana/Banker’s Life

# of Accounts Breached What was affected: Applicants’ name, address, date of birth, last four digits of Social Security number, and some information about the health insurance policy (such as the type and cost of the coverage, and application or policy number).

When it happened: Between May 30 and September 13, 2018

How it happened: A bad actor had accessed system credentials of some Bankers Life employees and used them to access Bankers Life websites where people could apply online for Human health insurance.

Outcome: To help mitigate any potential harm, Bankers Life is offering those potentially affected one year of identity repair and credit monitoring services through ID Experts.