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Anthem Sued Over Large Data Breach by California Consumer

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Anthem Hack Includes Birthdays, SS Numbers, Emails

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Anthem Inc. faces what may be the first of many consumer lawsuits a day after disclosing that hackers obtained data on tens of millions of current and former customers and employees.

A California woman on Thursday accused the health insurer of failing to properly secure and protect its customers’ personal information, including names, birth dates and social security numbers, and she seeks to represent all other customers affected by the massive data breach.